Clint Boulton

Senior Writer

Clint Boulton is a senior writer for CIO.com.

AI, machine learning blossom in agriculture and pest control

Why your cloud strategy should include multiple vendors

Why your cloud strategy should include multiple vendors

Cloud computing has become a staple of most enterprise computing environments, but CIOs are still sweating over whether to use one or more infrastructure-as-a-service provider.

Why great chief data officers are hard to find

Why great chief data officers are hard to find

CEOs and boards are seeking chief data officers who are capable of using data analytics to transform their businesses, says Heidrick & Struggles, which has identified eight CDO archetypes to help companies find these purple squirrels....

Google makes AI talent play with Kaggle buy

Google makes AI talent play with Kaggle buy

In acquiring the crowdsourcing platform for predictive modeling and machine learning competitions, Google gains access to 600,000 data scientists in a notoriously talent-strapped market. The company says the deal will help it...

Why GE is winning the war for tech talent

Why GE is winning the war for tech talent

GE is poaching elite engineers from top technology companies by offering big challenges, sexy software and attractive compensation packages.

Think twice before you hire a chief AI officer

Think twice before you hire a chief AI officer

Is it time for companies to install a chief artificial intelligence officer to manage machine learning, natural language processing and associated efforts?

Edge computing will blow away the cloud

Edge computing will blow away the cloud

Self-contained devices, such as autonomous vehicles, drones and IoT devices, will push out cloud services as more computing moves to the edge, say venture capitalists.

Virtual assistants move into DevOps

Virtual assistants move into DevOps

DevOps practices are fueling adoption of ChatOps and VoiceOps, in which IT departments are leveraging Slack, Amazon.com’s Alexa and other like tools to automate operations.

CIO sees mobile platform as patient engagement cure

CIO sees mobile platform as patient engagement cure

St. Luke's Healthcare Systems is deploying a single platform that allows patients to access medical records, pay bills and book appointments from their mobile devices.

How DevOps, agile spurred Slack enterprise adoption

How DevOps, agile spurred Slack enterprise adoption

Capital One’s IT staff began using Slack to share code, communicate and collaborate on the bank’s crucial software development. Now it’s spreading across department boundaries.

Insurance spin-out rides API-driven strategy

Insurance spin-out rides API-driven strategy

Allstate’s Arity spin-out has embraced an analytics-based platform strategy similar to those used by the likes of Uber and Lyft.

Application monitoring becomes table stakes in the digital age

Application monitoring becomes table stakes in the digital age

The lofty premium Cisco paid for AppDynamics underscores the importance of application performance monitoring software, which customers such as United Airlines use to support flight operations and passenger services.

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