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Stories by Clint Boulton

Don't worry CIOs: You still control tech spending

In the digital era, business executives are becoming more involved in acquiring corporate technologies. But the CIO still largely has the final say for most technology purchasing decisions.

Written by Clint Boulton22 May 17 20:00

WannaCry reminds CIOs to stay on top of patching

Cybersecurity experts say delaying or even ignoring a patch Microsoft released two months ago paved the way for the current ransomware. So why don’t CIOs keep on top of patching?

Written by Clint Boulton19 May 17 02:01

CIO finds storytelling challenging but crucial

AstraZeneca’s CIO grapples with narrative constructs to explain technology concepts to business executives at the pharmaceutical company.

Written by Clint Boulton10 May 17 05:31

The North Face’s parent company names new CIO

Sandra Harris is taking over for retiring Martin Schneider at a time when retailers are overhauling both back-end and customer-facing technology to meet consumers' digital shopping habits.

Written by Clint Boulton29 April 17 03:28

Retail CIO accelerates IT service delivery

Gap CIO Paul Chapman has reorganized his technology organization and created a new IT operating model that emphasizes collaboration and faster decision-making.

Written by Clint Boulton28 April 17 10:55

CEOs lack of success metrics dampen digital prospects

CEOs know they must accelerate digital strategies to foster growth. But it’s not going to happen if they don’t lean on their CIOs to understand what digital means for their business.

Written by Clint Boulton25 April 17 05:38

Procter & Gamble names Coke IT vet as new CIO

The consumer packaged goods company welcomes Javier Polit at a time when industry players are eyeing mobile applications, IoT and analytics to get closer to consumers.

Written by Clint Boulton20 April 17 07:37

Humans are (still) the weakest cybersecurity link

Companies are regularly compromised by social engineering schemes, such as phishing and ransomware. Here’s what they can do prevent attacks and, if that’s too late, mitigate the damage.

Written by Clint Boulton20 April 17 04:56

What’s behind VMware’s Wavefront acquisition?

Wavefront's software is designed to help CIOs monitor cloud systems at a time when most IT departments are speeding up application deployment with DevOps.

Written by Clint Boulton18 April 17 22:33
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