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DXC Agility Platform 11.1 released


I am very happy to let you know that DXC Agility Platform version 11.1 has been released and is available for our customers to download.  With this release, we have improved the solution in a few different areas and I invite you to review the release notes for specific details. Below are a few highlights […]

What is a digital core, and why do enterprises need it?

Ask a CEO which technologies his or her company must have to digitally transform the organization, and you’ll likely hear about advanced analytics and the internet of things (IoT). I’d posit that while plenty of other technologies also play vital roles, these are the keys that unlock the digital value door. But these technologies can’t […]

DXC Bionix – Digital generation services delivery

DXC Bionix

Today’s a big day as we’ve unveiled our first sub-brand at DXC Technology — DXC Bionix™, our new digital generation services delivery model that provides a data-driven approach to intelligent automation. DXC Bionix includes three elements: Analytics and AI Lean methodology Automation Bringing these elements together enables us to achieve greater insight, speed and efficiency across […]

Five keys to cloud storage optimization


As enterprises migrate to the cloud, data management has emerged as a crucial consideration. Many options are available, so it is important for enterprises to know exactly how they want to structure and store their data. Above all, you need to establish the criteria you are looking for, in order to effectively evaluate what kind […]

Digital platform is the new “Answer for Everything”


This might be showing my age, but all this messaging around “digital this and digital that” reminds me of Douglas Adams’ great trilogy in five parts, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, in which the Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything is “42.” To be fair though, it does seem to […]

2018: Ripensare le piattaforme aziendali

Nel 2018 saremo testimoni dell’evoluzione delle piattaforme aziendali cosicché le aziende potranno rispondere con maggior velocità ai cambiamenti del mercato, essere più produttive, e prendere migliori decisioni con più informazione a disposizione. Le aziende tenderanno ad avere piattaforme comuni, perché il business ormai demanda una piattaforma informativa molto più agile e stabile (in confronto con […]

Five keys to improved customer loyalty in travel and transportation

What makes a customer happy, and in turn, more loyal? Customer loyalty programs are ubiquitous in the travel and transportation industry, but many companies are missing out when it comes to truly engaging with the customer and generating greater loyalty, which ultimately translates into higher profits. Companies should begin by knowing and understanding their customers. […]

The ins and outs of application compatibility on Microsoft Azure


Many of our customers want to move their existing applications to the public cloud but are concerned about potential compatibility issues. This is a complex topic so I will attempt to address it by focusing on an application’s execution model and using Microsoft Azure to illustrate my points. Leading public clouds like Microsoft Azure provide […]

Meltdown and Spectre bring a world of hurt to the cloud


Meltdown and Spectre represent a new class of security problem and the cloud — based as it is  on virtual machines — is uniquely vulnerable. The good news is patches are either already in place or coming soon to all major cloud platforms and server operating systems. The bad news is that your data may […]

Cloud seeding your data: When the internet isn’t fast enough for your migration


“Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of tapes hurtling down the highway.”–Andrew Tanenbaum, 1981 That was true then, and it’s true now. Moving data within a cloud is easy — that’s what 40 Gigabit Ethernet is for — but getting that data there in the first place… not so much. Sneakernet may […]