Technology Perspectives

Viewpoints from DXC’s technology leaders

Developing the 7 digital habits: Habit 6 – Lead by being a digital example

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This is part of a series of posts that were prompted by an article written by the Leading Edge Forum entitled The 7 Digital Habits of Highly Effective People. So far in this series we’ve talked quite a bit about the changes that you can make in your own working practice to build a set of […]

Developing the 7 digital habits: Habit 5 – Digitally synergise

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This is part 5 of a series of posts that were prompted by an article written by the Leading Edge Forum entitled The 7 Digital Habits of Highly Effective People. This time we are looking at Habit 5: Digitally synergise – Foster your relationships and reputation online through collaborative tools in order to underline the Covey Synergise […]

Developing the 7 digital habits: Habit 4 – Don’t get distracted

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Distractions, they are all around. Perhaps even reading this blog is a distraction? Back in 2009 I wrote a blog post with the title, “I could spend hours doing this…”, in which I went through all the distractions that were available then — and there were a lot. I revisited that post in 2017 and the list was […]

Digital fitness: The emergence of AI-driven training platforms

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When I signed up for my first Half Ironman two years ago, my approach to training was to go on Amazon.com and order a book that included three options for training plans based on available training time each week. I picked the intermediate plan averaging 10 hours a week, and over the course of 16 […]

Developing the 7 digital habits: Habit 3 – Sharpen the digital saw

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This is part of a series of posts that were prompted by an article written by the Leading Edge Forum entitled The 7 Digital Habits of Highly Effective People. In Habit 1 we looked at “Seek first to understand” and the challenge of sensing our market. Habit 2 suggests a need to “Be proactive in terms of managing your brand.” […]

Developing the 7 digital habits: Habit 2 – Be proactive managing your brand

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This is part 3 of a series of posts that were prompted by an article written by the Leading Edge Forum entitled The 7 Digital Habits of Highly Effective People. In Habit 1 we looked at “Seek first to understand” and the challenge of sensing our market. Habit 2 suggests a need to “Be Proactive in […]

Developing the 7 digital habits: Habit 1 – Seek first to understand

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This is part 2 of a series of posts that were prompted by an article written by the Leading Edge Forum entitled The 7 Digital Habits of Highly Effective People. I started my Digital Habits journey in my previous post by assessing where I stood as a 21st Century Human, and it turned out that […]

Developing the 7 digital habits: My journey

I’ve recently been challenged by a blog post that one of my colleagues at the Leading Edge Forum (LEF) posted entitled The 7 Digital Habits of Highly Effective People. This is, of course, a play on the well-known Steve Covey book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and based on the LEF’s 21st Century Human […]

Digital fitness: Increasing training efficiency with big data

DXC Technology recently published 6 Technology Trends for 2018.  Number three on this list is the “Quantified Enterprise,” where “companies will harness the ‘data exhaust’ from digital systems to quantify the business and become even more productive.” This trend also applies to using data to train more efficiently for a sport to get better results.  […]

Adopting video in the enterprise

I recently wrote a post on my personal blog about how we now use YouTube to answer problems rather than asking that practical friend who we used to trust. Why bother a friend when you can watch someone on video doing the thing you want to do? Why don’t we do the same in our […]