DXC on Applications

Practical insights on developing, modernizing, testing and managing applications.

Making the connection between personalized care and precision medicine

by Robert Wah, M.D. Over the past several weeks, my colleagues and I at DXC Technology have spoken about the landmark All of Us Research Program that will seek to gather samples from a million or more participants across a broad spectrum of the U.S. population. We’re very excited to be involved in this project, […]

How a digital core enables digital transformation in industries

Companies in every industry are facing the challenge of evolving digital capabilities given their current operating models, resources, talent and culture (see HBR survey). These elements are so intrinsic that any digital transformation not addressing them will ultimately fail because the legacy organization will inevitably exert a gravitational pull back to established practices, while agile […]

What is a digital core, and why do enterprises need it?

Ask a CEO which technologies his or her company must have to digitally transform the organization, and you’ll likely hear about advanced analytics and the internet of things (IoT). I’d posit that while plenty of other technologies also play vital roles, these are the keys that unlock the digital value door. But these technologies can’t […]

How to effectively deploy Workday across your enterprise

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Deploying Workday, a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, is an exciting event for a company. Not only does it promise to make everyone’s job easier, it also means the company is about to gain new insights into its operations that will make it smarter, faster and more profitable. So it’s […]

Workday dashboards offer instant, current insights

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Humans are creatures of habit, and this is especially true when it comes to the way we use software and perform routine tasks. Once we become familiar with a certain way of getting something done, it’s hard to let go. Consider that well-used and loved (sometimes hated) spreadsheet you keep on your desktop. Even though […]

What to do when your apps can’t use native Azure migration tools and services

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Enterprises are increasingly migrating their applications to public clouds, and Microsoft’s Azure is a preferred target for many of them. During the migration, enterprises must consider their diverse estate of operating systems, databases, middleware, COTS products and application technologies, as well as their multiple versions. Azure Site Recovery is an Azure service that orchestrates replication […]

How application security testing needs to change in an agile, DevOps world

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In today’s dynamic cyber-attack landscape, a robust security strategy that looks at all attack surfaces is critical. Enterprises must tirelessly assess their current state of readiness and continually improve governance and processes to stay a step ahead of malicious actors. Applications are one of the preferred attack vectors with up to 90% of successful breaches […]

The ins and outs of application compatibility on Microsoft Azure

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Many of our customers want to move their existing applications to the public cloud but are concerned about potential compatibility issues. This is a complex topic so I will attempt to address it by focusing on an application’s execution model and using Microsoft Azure to illustrate my points. Leading public clouds like Microsoft Azure provide […]

Migration considerations for the cloud

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Enterprises are increasingly migrating their applications to public and private clouds. The main differentiator between public and private cloud migrations is in the availability of native migration tools and services that can accelerate migrations. For instance, AWS has a Database Migration Service that can migrate on premise databases to AWS managed data services. With private […]

DXC: A leader in application services

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As many as 2 billion healthcare transactions are processed through DXC applications platforms each year. A whopping 7 billion airline transactions run through our platforms. And DXC manages and maintains over 1 million applications on behalf of clients. The reason so many enterprises choose DXC for application services? Because we are a leader in application […]