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Stories by Clint Boulton

Why CEOs must go big in digital (or go home)

CEOs are investing heavily in digital business strategies, hoping to avoid the kind of disruption roiling sectors such as transportation, banking and other industries. And that’s good news for CIOs.

Written by Clint Boulton03 May 16 06:15

CIO banks on bots to bolster customer experience

USAA, the financial services firm for military veterans, will create messaging bots to automate financial services for its 11.4 million customers.

Written by Clint Boulton28 April 16 05:03

Whaling emerges as major cybersecurity threat

Fraudsters are using legitimate executive names and email addresses to dupe unsuspecting employees to wire money or sensitive documents to their accounts. The CTO of the Boston Celtics, for one, is fighting back.

Written by Clint Boulton21 April 16 23:20

PepsiCo hires veteran CIO to refresh IT

Jody Davids, who has served as CIO of Agrium, Best Buy and Cardinal Health, has taken the leadership skills cultivated in her 35-year career to beverage giant PepsiCo.

Written by Clint Boulton19 April 16 23:20

Why bimodal IT kills your culture and adds complexity

Bimodal IT is gaining acceptance at some multi-billion-dollar corporations but Forrester Research says it’s the wrong approach at a time when customer preferences for digital technologies are forcing companies to move faster.

Written by Clint Boulton19 April 16 04:26

Nordstrom CIO hires former Amazon exec as CTO

Nordstrom hires Kumar Srinivasan, who will work with CIO Dan Little to help streamline and improve the fashion retailer's merchandise and supply chain software.

Written by Clint Boulton02 April 16 05:03

Starbucks' CTO brews personalized experiences

Using data collected from millions of weekly transactions, Starbucks plans to provide more personalized service to its mobile app and loyalty reward users.

Written by Clint Boulton01 April 16 23:53

SDNs come to the branch office, with risks

Looking to save on networking costs, some CIOs are extending SDN capabilities to the WANs that connect remote offices. The challenge is that the fledgling SD-WAN market is unpredictable and driven largely by startups.

Written by Clint Boulton25 March 16 07:36