Corporate Responsibility

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Keys to bridging the IT gender gap

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Today’s global technology industry evolves and moves forward almost daily. But one thing hasn’t changed: women continue to be underrepresented in the IT workforce. What really causes this ongoing gender imbalance, and what can be done to reduce it? The IT gender gap persists—and it may be growing. According to McKinsey, the percentage of female […]

How we’re delivering on our ambitious sustainability goals

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This week, DXC Technology released its annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report. This is the company’s second report – and it details a tremendous amount of work toward important environmental and social outcomes. DXC set ambitious goals to safeguard the environment and to advance its communities and people. As a global team, we’ve delivered. In […]

Looking back and reflecting on Earth Day 2019

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Ever since the industrial revolution, progress and technology have come at a price. Our increasing dependence on fossil fuels and other non-renewable resources have taken a toll on the planet’s climate, flora, and fauna, and we’ve only recently begun to understand the impacts. The reality is that we are now in the largest period of […]

3 ways of looking at autonomous vehicles

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Autonomous vehicles are cars and trucks that literally drive themselves by navigating street mazes and hitting high speeds on busy interstates without a human being at the wheel to make decisions and exert control. Companies like Uber and Waymo, which will run an estimated 1 million autonomous trips daily in the United States by next […]

Data science and social good: Fighting opioid addiction

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This is the second part of a two-part series that explores connections between advanced analytics and corporate responsibility. Recently, two student researchers from the global DXC Internship Program harnessed an innovative analytics solution to unearth insights into the U.S. opioid crisis. The goal was to begin creating a framework for better understanding addiction risks. Comments […]

Data science and social good: Stronger communities, better healthcare

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This is the first part of a two-part series that explores connections between advanced analytics and corporate responsibility. If businesses can use analytics to calculate millions of credit scores, predict churn rates and accurately project sales growth, then shouldn’t data science also have the potential to help us address societal challenges with facts and insights? […]

Six lessons in neurodiversity

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As competition for talented employees intensifies, some enterprises are now seeking to create increasingly neurodiverse workplaces with room for many different ways of thinking and processing information. From financial services firm JPMorgan Chase and automaker Ford to technology companies including Yahoo and Microsoft, corporate recruitment initiatives and learning programs are enabling people with neurological differences […]

Neurodiversity in the workplace: Four tips for interacting with individuals with autism

CR Blog guest post by Racquel Royer Neurodiversity is not about disability, it’s about respecting differences. Everybody has unique skills, and autism often comes with special abilities. As more companies recognize this, a growing list of employers are leveraging the talents of neuro-diverse professionals to meet urgent needs in high demand areas like data analytics […]

How next-gen technologies make workplaces safer

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As technological breakthroughs continue to enable new business models and disrupt entire industries, twenty-first century tools are also exerting a profound influence on how enterprises seek to keep workers safe as they perform potentially dangerous tasks. Robotics, the Internet of Things and virtual reality all provide innovative ways to safeguard employees’ health and safety, often […]

Are fun and games the future of STEM education?

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When businesses seek to identify actions they can take to help students thrive, what options are available? Some companies create nonprofit foundations through which they donate directly to school systems, with goals such as reducing student-teacher ratios or launching new teaching methods. Others devise informal, in-house grant-making systems to meet needs for short-term projects like […]