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Young professional Q&A: Be confident, but humble

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The Intern to In Charge – Young Professionals Blog Series spotlights thriving young professionals at DXC Technology and their personal advice for new hires who are transitioning from campus to corporate life. Interview by Racquel Royer, Digital Marketing Intern Jov Harris is currently a Global Brand Manager at DXC. He previously served as a Social […]

Want your data lake to start generating some real value? Here’s how.

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Warehouse. Lake. Repository. The terms we’ve historically used for managing data are all oriented around the concept of containing. That makes sense, because that’s largely how we’ve viewed data – as something to be collected and stored. But that’s becoming less true. We know that data volume has been growing exponentially, and the trends point […]

The issues that torpedo big data projects and how to avoid them

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You’ve heard the stats that say many big data projects fail. So, what can you do to stand up an analytics solution with the confidence that it will help you achieve your business outcomes? Here are a few causes, and solutions. Often, the issues that torpedo big data projects are a lack of experience and […]

Why so many analytics projects fail when moving out of the lab and into the field

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It’s been a few years now since companies began dabbling with big data and analytics applications, and a clear shift is now happening. Enterprises are beginning to move from “experimental analytics” to “industrialized analytics” as they get a better feel for the kinds of business outcomes they can realize. But it’s not the kind of […]

Elevate in-store shopping and build customer intimacy with geomatics

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When your core business is to sell, sell, sell, you need to know what and why your customers want to buy. Online retailers have proven quite adept at getting to know their customers’ whats and whys. Using that information to build better customer relationships is a proven value, but the industry is still trying to […]

Five keys to cloud storage optimization

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As enterprises migrate to the cloud, data management has emerged as a crucial consideration. Many options are available, so it is important for enterprises to know exactly how they want to structure and store their data. Above all, you need to establish the criteria you are looking for, in order to effectively evaluate what kind […]

Customer expectations in the airline industry: Reasonable or unreasonable?

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While chewing the fat on the future of passenger technology with one of my industry mentors and PSS gurus, the topic turned to the antiquated processes we still service and what future behaviour may look like. He offered me a quote by George Bernard Shaw: “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable […]

How to realize the value of Hadoop

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With every new technology, there comes a time when exploration and discovery are largely done, and the application must begin. Then comes the real test: can businesses or other institutions put the technology to work and gain value from it? Making that leap is, in part, a leap of faith. But it’s said faith makes […]

Cheat sheet: Best data ingestion tools for helping deliver analytic insights

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Analytic insights have proven to be a strong driver of growth in business today, but the technologies and platforms used to develop these insights can be very complex and often require new skillsets. One of the initial steps in developing analytic insights is loading relevant data into your analytics platform. Many enterprises stand up an analytics […]

Managing the challenges of machine learning

The benefits of machine learning for businesses are immense. However, some organizations are feeling bogged down by it. Some don’t see enough benefit from machine learning while others are running into issues related to its development and deployment. To manage these adoption-related challenges, businesses need to keep some tricks up their sleeves. At DXC, we […]