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Technology companies do want you!

This is part 2 in a 3-part series. As mentioned in my last blog, if we are to become digital leaders, and keep up with the next generation of digital natives, we need to continue investing in our IT skills. For me, that was one of the driving factors in applying for a graduate position […]

Do technology companies mind if you’re not technical?

This is part 1 of a 3-part series. Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other. – Bill Gates A question I have been asked multiple times since I first started applying for graduate positions last year is, “What made […]

Data gravity expanded and relied upon

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This is a series of blog posts on the exploration of data gravity as introduced by the most recent DXC TechTalk. You are now reading part 3. Previous posts: 1, 2 As we go into a new era beyond the era of convergence, data will be key. The importance of accurate, timely and precise data will […]

Data gravity defined and equated

This is a series of blog posts on the exploration of data gravity as introduced by the most recent DXC TechTalk. You are now reading part 2. Previous post: 1 So, what did I learn in this short hour listening to the June DXC TechTalk on cloud (rather than watching the latest from “MasterChef”)? I learnt […]

Data gravity: The things you never knew you never knew

On Monday evening at 8.30 p.m. Western Standard time in Western Australia (8.30 a.m. on the same Monday Washington, DC time), I joined a DXC TechTalk from my home in Perth to listen to DXC Technology CTO Dan Hushon and a few guests discuss cloud platforms. DXC TechTalk is not just a forum for technical […]

Is there such a thing as too many questions?

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Curiosity: The natural urge to continually question the world around us, to understand how things work and where they come from. Recently, my colleague Courtney Carr posted a wonderful blog on the ways in which we ask questions, encouraging us to never stop doing so. But I wanted to capture the alternative view: Can there […]

Honey, where’s my super suit?

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Wow, the world has changed — and it’s changing even more as we speak. Perhaps at some point in the near future, humans will live beyond Planet Earth. Wouldn’t that be amazing? Perhaps the technology of artificial intelligence (AI) will catch up with us, almost in stealth mode, helping us to solve more challenging problems, […]

Learning from the veterans in our workplace

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Over the past 20 years, I have met and worked with some wonderful leaders who come from an armed forces background. On ANZAC day 2017 – an Australian/New Zealand holiday that honours  our soldiers and veterans – I was speaking with a colleague about how these leaders shape  our careers and leadership styles. These humble […]

Why we all need to ask more questions

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Curiosity: The natural urge to continually question the world around us, to understand how things work and where they come from. The human mind is fundamentally inquisitive, and we see this in children from a young age. Children have a powerful drive to understand the world, as I’m reminded every time I see my niece […]

Career advice for soon-to-be graduates — and all of us, really

Making a difference and helping others is what we at DXC like to do. Many of our leaders help out with charities, mentor and coach others, both inside and outside the organisation. Others among us work with universities and schools to make a difference in diverse ways. One way that many of us help out is by trying to guide […]