DXC on Applications

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

Leading organizations are optimistic about the future of work. Are you?

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Forward-thinking organizations aren’t anxious about the future of work. They’re excited. Why? Because these organizations have already figured out how to thrive in the face of the skills shortage — and how to attract, engage, and retain great employees despite the war for talent. What are they doing that others aren’t? They’re becoming learning organizations. […]

The two most common questions companies ask about artificial intelligence and machine learning

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are rapidly evolving to help companies with both digital transformation and innovation. There has been a lot of hype and discussion about these topics, and, in a very short time, we have moved the conversation from “AI is cool” to “AI can drive specific business outcomes.” Experience has […]

Complexity in learning: Best practices for the future of work

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Today’s high performing organizations know that the world of learning has undergone tremendous change, and they need to put employees at the center. Employees require a lifetime of continuous learning to keep pace with change. An innovative approach to learning can help tackle the workforce skills gap, retain talent, increase performance and improve productivity. Organizations […]

How to optimize Agile delivery when your development team isn’t co-located

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Co-locating Agile development teams with the customer or business unit is optimal for collaboration and customer intimacy. However, co-location is not always feasible. Development team members could be from multiple geographic locations, the customer could also be spread across multiple locations, and economic considerations might direct some of the development to regions with lower costs. This […]

It’s time to move HR apps to the cloud

Companies that started their digital transformation journey with customer-facing applications like sales or marketing and are prioritizing their next steps, or companies just beginning to migrate legacy apps to the cloud, should put human resources (HR) at the top of the list. After all, what’s more important to the success of the business than hiring […]

IoT data: A new hope for the manufacturing industry’s future

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Manufacturing executives are under the gun to hit production targets amid challenges that include a shortage of skilled workers, inefficient supply chains and a lack of insight into how enterprise assets are performing. In order to make absolutely sure that production quotas and quality standards are met, operational technology (OT) teams tend to err on […]

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 […]