Stories by Clint Boulton

Cruise ship CIO jettisons aging application infrastructure

Using microservices architecture to decouple application functionality, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines is overhauling an aging reservation system that sinks deeper as passengers come and go.

Written by Clint Boulton12 Jan. 17 05:09's Alexa now lets you order wings

Wingstop has launched a voice-based ordering service that leverages Alexa,’s popular virtual assistant technology that’s seeing momentum across several sectors.

Written by Clint Boulton11 Jan. 17 03:45

How Hadoop helps Experian crunch credit reports

Experian is quickly crunching massive amounts of data and making it available to customers thanks to the open source software as well as microservices and API technologies.

Written by Clint Boulton06 Jan. 17 04:44

CIO, CMO partner to drive used car sales

CarMax has revamped its website and is testing a new home delivery service thanks to a close collaboration between its CMO and CIO.

Written by Clint Boulton04 Jan. 17 02:01

Wanted: More women CIOs (but do they want the job?)

Although women account for less than 20 percent of CIOs at large enterprises, experts say new leadership opportunities are emerging as companies undertake digital transformations.

Written by Clint Boulton21 Dec. 16 02:02

5 strategic moves that show Apple is more CIO-friendly

Apple can no longer ignore cries of help from its enterprise customers. Call them marriages of necessity, but Apple is striking corporate deals that make it more friendly to CIOs. We look at five of those partnerships.

Written by Clint Boulton20 Dec. 16 02:44

How CIOs tackle change management amid mergers and spin-offs

Printing giant R.R. Donnelley recently capped a nine-month sprint to divide itself into three businesses, while Western Digital merged with HGST and SanDisk in a short period of time. Here’s how their CIOs did it.

Written by Clint Boulton08 Dec. 16 05:42

Alaska Airlines CIO departs to build digital smart cities

As Emaar Properties' chief digital officer, Veresh Sita will apply AI, machine learning, IoT and other cutting-edge technologies to build digitally sophisticated commercial buildings and housing.

Written by Clint Boulton06 Dec. 16 03:13

Why AWS is the IBM for the cloud computing age

Scalable cloud computing that helps businesses get up and running quickly and securely means you'll never get fired for buying Amazon Web Services.

Written by Clint Boulton03 Dec. 16 01:56

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