Corporate Responsibility

Insights into DXC's Corporate Responsibility Program

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 […]

Examples from DXC’s 2018 Corporate Responsibility report: How to thrive — sustainably

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This week, DXC Technology released our new Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report. This extensively detailed report provides insights into something that has become a tremendous source of pride for our employees, clients and other stakeholders — the way we, as a global enterprise, place our commitment to corporate responsibility at the heart of our business. […]

One of medicine’s largest research projects just launched nationally

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CR Blog guest post by Robert Wah, MD How do medical breakthroughs usually start? It’s often when researchers can better access and apply information that is more accurate and comprehensive than what they’ve been working with before. To accelerate medical progress today, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) is undertaking a historically ambitious effort […]

Ocean plastics: What’s the big deal?

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More than 20 years since the Great Pacific Garbage Patch was first mapped in the waters between California and Japan, massive new islands of floating marine plastic continue to be discovered. The latest is the South Pacific Garbage Patch, an area of plastic pollution between Australia and South America that may encompass one million square […]