Clint Boulton

Senior Writer

Clint Boulton is a senior writer for CIO.com.

What is design thinking? The secret to digital success

What is XaaS? A way to inject agility into your digital business

What is XaaS? A way to inject agility into your digital business

Everything as a service (XaaS) is emerging as a go-to operating model for delivering IT services. Co-opting the cloud’s rapid deployment model, XaaS may also serve as a revenue engine for innovative enterprises.

8 CIO archetypes: What kind of IT leader are you?

8 CIO archetypes: What kind of IT leader are you?

From order taker to business leader, CIO responsibilities vary widely. Learn what role you currently play and how to break that mold in service of improved business value and career growth.

What is RPA? A revolution in business process automation

What is RPA? A revolution in business process automation

More CIOS are turning to robotic process automation to eliminate tedious tasks, freeing corporate workers to focus on higher value work. But RPA requires proper design, planning and governance if it's to bolster the business, experts...

What is digital transformation? A necessary disruption

What is digital transformation? A necessary disruption

Digital transformation is a foundational change in how an organization delivers value to its customers. Here is what digital transformation entails — and how to tell whether your organization is on the right path.

Reskilling facilitates agile IT in the digital era

Reskilling facilitates agile IT in the digital era

CIOs cross-train employees in a variety of ways to round out their staffs’ skills for the digital age. Here CIOs share their reskilling strategies and lessons learned.

Digital disruption drives CIOs to double down on innovation

Digital disruption drives CIOs to double down on innovation

From digital twinning to reverse pitching to crowdsourcing, CIOs are exploring innovative ways to facilitate digital transformations.

RPA is poised for a big business break-out

RPA is poised for a big business break-out

Robotic process automation is driving efficiency at enterprises such as Walmart, American Express Global Business Travel and others, as CIOs turn to RPA to tackle repetitive business tasks.

Innovative CIOs make shift to managing IT as a product

Innovative CIOs make shift to managing IT as a product

Aping Silicon Valley technology startups, enterprises are revamping their organizations from project-based IT service delivery to product-oriented technology supported by agile development and iterative release cycles.

6 reasons to pump the brakes on AI

6 reasons to pump the brakes on AI

Artificial intelligence is wending its way into business processes. But CIOs should pause and research the potential business impact of AI tools — both good and bad.

What is low-code development? A Lego-like approach to building software

What is low-code development? A Lego-like approach to building software

Drag-and-drop tools allow citizen developers to assemble applications without the need for manual programming. Here's how companies such as Shell Downstream, 7-Eleven and John Hancock are putting low-code development to work.

AR/VR gets real: 3 promising pilots of augmented reality and virtual reality in business

AR/VR gets real: 3 promising pilots of augmented reality and virtual reality in business

Augmented reality and virtual reality implementations are building steam at Kimberly-Clark, Farmers Insurance and Foot Locker, say CIOs for those leading brands.

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