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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 […]

Building AI: 3 theorems you need to know

Editor’s note: This is a series of blog posts on the topic of “Demystifying the creation of intelligent machines: How does one create AI?” You are now reading part 3. Previous posts: 1, 2 As I discussed in my last posts, I have been working with colleagues at DXC to build an artificially intelligent fan, one […]

Building AI: Solve the most critical challenge first

Editor’s note: This is a series of blog posts on the topic of “Demystifying creation of intelligent machines: How does one create AI?” You are now reading part 2. Previous post: part 1 As I previewed in my last post, I have been working with colleagues at DXC to build an artificially intelligent fan, one […]

How do you build an AI? We gave it a try

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Editor’s note: This is a series of blog posts on the topic of “Demystifying creation of intelligent machines: How does one create AI?” You are now reading part 1.  Once created and deployed, artificial intelligence (AI) can be a wonderful tool. But how does one create an AI? We’re not at the point where an […]

Why shouldn’t I start a blog? Reasons to create your online content

“Nice article.” “Awesome!” “Great post.” “Very useful.” Yes, I have been receiving similar comments and a few others in appreciation of my blog post efforts. This has been the utmost motivational factor for me to keep writing quality online content. What do you mean by the terms “blog”, “blogging” and “blogger”? Blog is a website […]

Transforming to a digital enterprise

Change is everywhere, it’s accelerating, and most companies today recognize that disruption has come to their industries, fueled by advances in digital technologies and more collaborative outside-in cultures. Indeed, many have already begun a digital transformation to ensure that their business is not left behind. Digital leaders understand, however, that simply implementing certain technologies isn’t […]

Worried about Google tracking? Tips to protect your privacy

Google privacy DXC Blogs

We all love Google. It’s the No. 1 search engine in the world now, and millions of us use its email and file-storing/sharing services. But the free service comes at a cost: The search engine can snoop into your online activity, build a huge profile based on your connections and use that info for targeted advertising or sell it to third parties. […]

Getting platforms right when data is currency and partnerships a force multiplier

With their ability to plug and play and consume services, platforms are today’s go-to business model. The agility allows organisations to embrace an ever-widening network — or ecosystem — of value-adding contributors. In this environment, data is the new currency and partnerships are the force multiplier — yet many organisations haven’t changed the way they partner or reward performance. […]

Five natural enemies of predictive data

Years of experience helping media and marketing companies turn into performance-based data businesses has shown me that CIOs, CMOs and sales managers have high expectations that predictive analysis will be key to future success. However, many operate with an incredibly oversimplified perception of what it takes to get truly predictive data insights. At the same time, enterprise IT and […]