DXC intern volunteers run STEM activities for Rec-PAC summer campers

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Interns based in DXC’s Tysons, Va. headquarters recently went to an elementary school in nearby Herndon, Va. to volunteer with RecPAC, a summer camp run by the Fairfax County Park Authority for children in grades K-7. More than 4,000 children participate Rec-PAC’s summer programming, based across several elementary schools in the county. Many of these […]

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 […]

Looking back and reflecting on Earth Day 2019

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Ever since the industrial revolution, progress and technology have come at a price. Our increasing dependence on fossil fuels and other non-renewable resources have taken a toll on the planet’s climate, flora, and fauna, and we’ve only recently begun to understand the impacts. The reality is that we are now in the largest period of […]

3 ways of looking at autonomous vehicles

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Autonomous vehicles are cars and trucks that literally drive themselves by navigating street mazes and hitting high speeds on busy interstates without a human being at the wheel to make decisions and exert control. Companies like Uber and Waymo, which will run an estimated 1 million autonomous trips daily in the United States by next […]

DXC Italy employees mentor aspiring programmers through CoderDojo

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In Italy, DXC organizes regular events to promote coding culture and develop coding skills. To do so, DXC Italy has become a part of the CoderDojo initiative, a global volunteer-led community of free programming clubs for young people. CoderDojo is a grassroots organization composed of thousands of independent clubs (called dojos). Supporters of the organization believe that, by […]

Data science and social good: Fighting opioid addiction

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This is the second part of a two-part series that explores connections between advanced analytics and corporate responsibility. Recently, two student researchers from the global DXC Internship Program harnessed an innovative analytics solution to unearth insights into the U.S. opioid crisis. The goal was to begin creating a framework for better understanding addiction risks. Comments […]

Data science and social good: Stronger communities, better healthcare

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This is the first part of a two-part series that explores connections between advanced analytics and corporate responsibility. If businesses can use analytics to calculate millions of credit scores, predict churn rates and accurately project sales growth, then shouldn’t data science also have the potential to help us address societal challenges with facts and insights? […]

Six lessons in neurodiversity

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As competition for talented employees intensifies, some enterprises are now seeking to create increasingly neurodiverse workplaces with room for many different ways of thinking and processing information. From financial services firm JPMorgan Chase and automaker Ford to technology companies including Yahoo and Microsoft, corporate recruitment initiatives and learning programs are enabling people with neurological differences […]

Neurodiversity in the workplace: Four tips for interacting with individuals with autism

CR Blog guest post by Racquel Royer Neurodiversity is not about disability, it’s about respecting differences. Everybody has unique skills, and autism often comes with special abilities. As more companies recognize this, a growing list of employers are leveraging the talents of neuro-diverse professionals to meet urgent needs in high demand areas like data analytics […]

How next-gen technologies make workplaces safer

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As technological breakthroughs continue to enable new business models and disrupt entire industries, twenty-first century tools are also exerting a profound influence on how enterprises seek to keep workers safe as they perform potentially dangerous tasks. Robotics, the Internet of Things and virtual reality all provide innovative ways to safeguard employees’ health and safety, often […]