DXC on Workplace

People, technology, and culture-driven insights on the digital workplace

Is your HR organization ready for digital transformation?

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It’s not just work itself that’s changing. HR is, as well. Once considered an important but strictly back office function, today HR is expected to provide leadership, deliver insight, and execute strategy. It’s all part of corporate digital transformation efforts worldwide, where automation and AI are changing how every organization, department, and employee manage work. […]

Redefining work in a gig economy

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What, exactly, is a job? And what’s work? The fundamental definitions of both may be changing as companies evolve to keep pace with the shift to digital. The idea of one person performing one job, retiring after four decades (and getting a gold watch) is largely extinct. That model just isn’t flexible enough to suit […]

Voice-enabled wearables: A new mobile experience

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Over the years people have moved from a traditional PC/click experience to a mobile/tap experience. Now consumers seem to be moving to a wearable/voice experience. We see things like smart watches and digital voice assistants (Siri/Alexa/Cortana/Google Assistant) becoming very popular. And because consumer adoption is driving enterprise adoption, we also see large enterprises exploring speech-enabled […]

“Work anywhere” is no way to work

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Whoever gets the idea that we should be able to work anywhere, anytime, and who proceeds to build a corporate work environment around this specious idea, should be required to do the following before launching their strategy: Make a webinar presentation from the backseat of a taxi Conduct a sensitive employee review in the office […]

Does Intune’s new Azure Portal meet enterprise device management reporting needs?

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In a previous blog we looked at several key considerations about how enterprise mobility reporting can ensure that devices are compliant, secure and functional. We posed many questions without really giving answers. In this blog we will look at the answers provided by the Azure Portal interfacing Microsoft EMS, aka Intune. The bottom line is […]

Talking workplace transformation…but are we talking with the right people?

Imagine a scenario that enables employee workplace experiences to be more productive and secure, allows IT to manage fewer policies and meets flexible and adaptable business needs. In a world where experiences matter, achieving that vision is possible today, but to do that we need to think differently, embrace change and remind ourselves of the […]

The next-gen sourcing archetype: A modern enterprise that’s digital, user-friendly and business-driven

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For most companies, a digital workplace is the defining model of a modern enterprise, but there are many paths forward.  Those striving to reach that end by investing heavily in sourcing enterprise IT services tend to focus on business outcomes much more than simple cost savings. Such is the next-gen sourcing archetype, as defined in […]

Don’t underestimate the value of walk-in IT support

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Enterprises have long empowered workers to tackle minor IT service issues using self-help tools so the service desk can focus on larger problems, an approach known as “shifting left.” But while some matters are easily addressed this way, others will need direct involvement of the service desk, so it is better to think of support […]

The digital enterprise archetype: Leading the way with cloud- and mobile-first strategies

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Your workforce is technically savvy. They expect fast, seamless service so they can be productive in their jobs. Mobile applications, cloud, data and analytics, even artificial intelligence – these are all solutions and technologies you are either aggressively pursuing or already using. You are a digital enterprise, well on your way through a digital transformation. […]

Getting mobile security right: The foundational elements on which to build

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As a mobility security architect, I get to research and play with the latest technologies developed for the enterprise. The pace of change is astonishing, to the point that if we are not at the top of our game, technology becomes a destructive force and puts our enterprises at risk. There are many ways to […]