DXC on Workplace

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

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 […]

What you should know when building a client-reseller relationship

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We constantly hear from our clients about a general lack of multivendor licensing knowledge across their workforce and the global market pressures that are driving their cost control initiatives. In our experience, there are some salient ways to tackle both challenges simultaneously by instigating a discussion around how an organization effectively manages key software vendors’ […]

Windows as a Service simplifies the job of keeping up to date, but challenges legacy processes

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Although most enterprise customers are still running legacy versions of Windows – 60% by some accounts, the vast majority being Windows 7 — everyone understands the importance of getting to Windows 10.  But once you get to Windows 10 you face the new challenge of keeping it up to date.  In order to continually enhance […]

Are we witnessing the death of the Service Level Agreement (SLA)?

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Reflecting on interactions with clients over the past few weeks, I realize our conversations no longer revolve around Service Level Agreements (SLAs). There was a point not too long ago that SLA commitments were a cornerstone of each deal. Now, the dialogue has shifted to: How can we improve the employee experience? How can we […]

Upcoming opportunities to learn more about GDPR

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The world is abuzz with talk of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming out in May 2018. Unlike EU directives, regulations like GDPR don’t have to be implemented in local law, meaning that once GDPR hits, it hits everyone. Companies that have EU citizens as customers, no matter where these companies are in the […]

What’s the right path to deliver Microsoft technology for your clients?

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Service providers familiar with deploying Microsoft technology and services are familiar with terms such as Microsoft Service Provider License Agreement (SPLA), License Mobility, Qualified Multitenant Hoster Program (QMTH), Rental Rights, etc. They are also familiar with the complexity of Microsoft licensing. With the expansion of use rights for program delivery and the evolution of Microsoft […]

The cloud-enabled enterprise archetype: Facilitating mobility

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Imagine that your IT environment has zero legacy infrastructure, that your company embraces “access anywhere, anytime,” and follows through with BYOD and other policies to empower employees with mobility. Imagine that your company’s executives believe technology isn’t just about cutting costs, and that your IT teams are actively moving data and applications to the cloud […]

Where is your software asset management (SAM) journey headed in 2018?

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The world of software continues to be driven by digital transformation, with software licensing trends showing vendors continuing to move from perpetual to subscription-based licensing and from simple to more complex licensing models (with cloud and on-premises options for good measure). Against this backdrop, we have seen a steady increase in the number of companies […]

The key questions and considerations of enterprise mobility reporting

Enterprise reporting for mobility services involves considerably more than knowing the number of devices in use. In fact, a view into a range of details is critical to enterprise security and workplace effectiveness. The ultimate goal of mobile device management (MDM) is safe, secure handling of corporate data by device users, and enterprise reporting for […]