Clint Boulton

Senior Writer

Clint Boulton is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering IT leadership, the CIO role, and digital transformation.

Serverless: The future of cloud computing?

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 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.

Digital workplace strategy: 10 steps to greater agility, productivity

Digital workplace strategy: 10 steps to greater agility, productivity

Your digital transformation is doomed unless you empower employees to succeed in the digital era. Here’s how to craft a workplace that boosts engagement and agility.

TBM success stories: Improving the value of IT

TBM success stories: Improving the value of IT

CIOs are turning to financial analytics to automate technology business management (TBM), a framework for aligning the value of IT services with the cost to produce them.

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 transformation truly entails — and how to tell whether your organization is on the right path.

10 data analytics success stories: An inside look

10 data analytics success stories: An inside look

Here’s how leading CIOs are successfully tapping data analytics and machine learning to achieve business goals.

10 hot startups targeting today’s key IT initiatives

10 hot startups targeting today’s key IT initiatives

Startups remain a key resource for CIOs seeking an innovative edge. From AI to data analytics to cybersecurity, here are 10 startups looking to fulfill IT leaders’ most pressing digital needs.

What is design thinking? The secret to digital success

What is design thinking? The secret to digital success

Design thinking is becoming a key pillar in digital transformations, with more enterprises tapping the design philosophy to deliver user-friendly products and services.

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...

12 reasons why digital transformations fail

12 reasons why digital transformations fail

Lack of CEO sponsorship, talent deficiency, resistance to change — if you’ve encountered any of the following issues, you may want to rethink your digital transformation before it grinds to a standstill.

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