Applications

News, trends and insights about applications services, enterprise and cloud apps

How low-code is transforming software development

An emerging way to program, known as low-code application development, is transforming the way we create software. With this new approach, we’re creating applications faster and more flexibly than ever before. What’s more, this work is being done by teams where up to three-quarters of the team members can have no prior experience in developing […]

A 12-point framework for operational resilience

Businesses today must take a new approach to operational resilience so that they can be more adept at anticipating disruptive events and agile in responding to and recovering from them. In a world where risks and compliance requirements rapidly expand and evolve, it’s not a question of if there will be a disruption to your […]

Q&A: Moving ERP to the public cloud

Many large companies are considering migrating their ERP applications — including SAP S/4HANA — to the public cloud. Drivers for many companies include cost, flexibility or adopting a cloud-first strategy. Sita Lowman, vice president and general manager of Cloud & Platform Services at DXC Technology, discusses the challenges companies face and how they can help […]

Testing as a Service: a better way to test applications

There’s a better way to test the software applications powering your latest business services. It’s called Testing as a Service. TaaS helps to improve the quality of your applications in a way that’s faster, more scalable, simpler and cheaper than traditional testing approaches. The need for a better, faster and more cost-effective way of testing […]

Check out the new Online DevOps Dojo

December 2020 Update: Read how our Online DevOps Dojo fits into our GitHub story in this DXC case study by GitHub. October 2020 Update: We added two new modules to the Online DevOps Dojo: Value Stream Mapping and DevOps Kaizen. The original blog post follows. DevOps dojos have been wildly popular as on-site workshops that […]

Overcoming barriers to business transformation – reflections on our enterprise survey

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About that business transformation journey that companies are on … what’s really happening? Are companies making real progress toward their transformation goals or are they stuck in a holding pattern? Are they believers or doubters? Leaders or followers? Our recent global survey of business leaders, “Connecting digital islands: Bridging the business transformation gap,” would suggest […]

VMware’s Tanzu can help plot a clear path to modernized applications

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For most enterprises, the digital journey feels like a rough cab ride through New York City at the height of construction season. In rush hour. The route from legacy estate to modern platform is filled with detours, road closures, emergency braking and many other surprises. And, everyone in the cab has a different opinion about […]

Saying ‘No thanks’ to Microsoft Dynamics support is more expensive than you think. Here’s why.

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After you’ve spent big dollars on a major ERP or CRM implementation with Microsoft Dynamics, springing for a post-implementation support contract seems like a lot to ask. But when you consider even just a few of the common issues that arise during a system’s lifecycle, it becomes obvious why DIY support is more expensive and […]

How to get the most out of Workday Payroll dashboards

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The future of work is bringing new challenges for Human Capital Management (HCM) practitioners, especially as the skills shortage becomes a day-to-day reality. In the near future, the people responsible for people in your organization — from CHROs to payroll specialists, will need more time to strategize, analyze, and innovate. With truly innovative HCM technology, […]

Tech Trend: Teams, not superstars, are the high performers

Developing high-performing teams will be the focus of many enterprises in 2020. Companies will confront the fallacy that pace is what unlocks the company’s full potential and recognize that how the company organizes its people and information flow is what determines performance. Organizing for a dynamic and complex environment requires a much different structure than […]