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Expert advice on career planning and success

DXC employee volunteers construct IT School in Colombia

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The indigenous Wayuu children in the remote La Guajira region of northern Colombia now have a bright yellow, two-classroom, IT school — thanks to DXC Technology and hardworking employee volunteers in the North and Central Europe (NCE) region. The school — a first for DXC — was inaugurated February 22 as the successful finale of […]

Change is scary. Disruption is scary. Being left behind is scarier

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The world of work is about to change dramatically. Truthfully, it already has been for some time, driven by stunning  advances in digital technology and a shift in the job market toward a gig economy. But the already torrid pace of change will accelerate over the next 15 years, rendering unrecognizable many of the tools […]

Want great digital leaders in your organization? Look for these traits

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Enterprise leaders spend a lot of time trying to determine which technologies will best enable digital transformation. Likewise, they give a lot of thought to the types of skills employees need now and in the future to help their organizations meet strategic business objectives, often devoting considerable time and expense to recruiting and/or training. But […]

If you can’t think strategically, you may be out of a job

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A new study from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) underscores the daunting training challenges facing organizations and employees around the world in adapting to job requirements in the workplace of the future. OECD research projects roughly one-third of jobs (32%) in the 32 countries analyzed “are likely to see significant changes in […]

How AR on your smartphone can boost your career

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Does your smartphone support augmented reality (AR)? There’s a decent chance you don’t know! I had to check to see if mine did, which it didn’t until I downloaded Google’s ARCore AR platform. (Apple’s equivalent is ARKit.) While some older smartphones may not support these AR platforms, those that do offer users the opportunity to […]

La creatividad puede mejorar los resultados de los proyectos, o no

Un nuevo libro titulado “How to steal fire” subraya  algunas de las falacias que hay detrás de la denominada “creatividad”. La verdad es que esta cualidad no puede atribuirse a los equipos, sino a las personas que lo integran. De hecho, el trabajo en grupo puede llegar a tener efectos negativos en los resultados de […]

These 6 companies are hiring the most AI workers right now

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is not a future technology. It’s here, right now! That means organizations are eagerly trying to find AI workers who can help them launch initiatives that can leverage the power of smart machines and algorithms capable of learning and making decisions. From governments and global mega-corporations to SMBs, enterprises of all sizes […]

Machine learning models can’t always handle reality (but most humans can)

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A growing number of enterprise leaders view artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) as transformational technologies that can enable better decision-making, increase efficiency, eliminate human error, and lower costs. For many enterprise workers, however, the relentlessly consistent performance promised by intelligent machines looms as a threat to their jobs. After all, what human can […]

Money can’t buy happiness — or job satisfaction

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Happiness in a job depends on a combination of factors, including whether the position fits with your skill set and interests, how it meets your expectations (and how you’re meeting the organization’s expectations), the salary and perks, growth potential, culture, and relevance to the enterprise’s core strategic mission. It’s a very individual thing. There are […]

Introducing creativity to achieve better project outcomes

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A new book, ‘How to steal fire’ , reveals some of the fallacies behind creativity. The truth is that creativity doesn’t come from teams, it comes from team members. In fact, group work can have a negative effect on a project’s outcome. It is good to remember that smaller groups are often much better at […]