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Create business impact with an enterprise process automation game plan

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When faced with the challenge of automating business processes, most enterprises are searching for quick wins and safe bets. But all too often they stall at the start because they can’t be sure of either. What’s needed is a game plan that delivers on both counts. Sure, there are some enterprises able to take advantage […]

Digitally fit in 2018: Build on your skills

Keeping your skills up to date is a key part of being digitally fit. There is no definitive list of training that should be undertaken to become “digital;” it depends upon your role requirements. However, there are some topic areas that should be considered as a base set of skills to expand on. These topic […]

Are we speaking the same language? The communication gap in organisational change

“The individual’s whole experience is built upon the plan of his language” – Henry Delacroix When an Australian automotive manufacturer was acquired by a global organisation, a review of the local business was requested. During the review, the global organisation was keen to get an understanding of how the business communicated and interacted across all […]

Could ‘shadow IT’ lead to shadow innovation?

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Volumes have been written about shadow IT being the bane of the existence of enterprise CIOs. The fact is that many IT shops are unable to keep up with the technology trends in the business units they service. This challenge has resulted in those BUs establishing their own tech teams who breathe the oxygen of […]

DXC leaders talk business decision-making, emerging technology and their IndyCar relationship at the DXC Technology 600

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DXC chief technology officer Dan Hushon and chief marketing and communications officer Gary Stockman addressed the media prior to the June 9 running of the DXC Technology 600, answering questions on wide variety of topics including DXC’s decision to sponsor the race, its partnership with Team Penske, and the drone technology the company demonstrated by […]

Four ways security teams sabotage their own efforts

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There are many reasons why enterprise security teams struggle to succeed in better managing the risks positioned against their data and business-technology systems. Sometimes these obstacles come from elsewhere within the organization, and sometimes they are self-created. At times it’s a lack of serious executive leadership and understanding behind internal cybersecurity efforts. The security program […]

Employees use DXC Technology 600 as opportunity to support charity

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The DXC Technology 600 was about way more than just IndyCar racing. While the event showcased DXC Technology and our partnership with Team Penske, our employees showcased their commitment to caring for others. A pre-race event was held at the DXC Plano office where employees got a chance to see the race car, meet the […]

How Agile Service Management (ASM) combines the best of both worlds — Agile and ITSM

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The tension between IT service management (ITSM) frameworks and Agile development started years ago when businesses began to recognize technology as a critical business success factor. IT faced increasing demands to do more with less. Software developers, meanwhile, faced mounting pressure to deliver faster, working, incremental software to clients. This lead to “frustrations about delays, […]

Project management: How conflict can be used to improve team performance

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Forming, storming, norming and performing is a well-known team building process. But can we harness the disruptive power of conflict to produce better outcomes for our business? The answer, surprisingly, is yes. There are legitimate ways to use conflict. The 4 types of conflict We know from academic research that there exist four types of […]

Gérer les flux d’information : jusqu’où est-ce suffisant ?

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Contrôler le flux d’information pour ses projets et ses différents programmes est la principale compétence d’un manager de programme. Trop d’information, et les tâches peuvent échapper à tout contrôle, les réunions tomber en cascade et les délais s’allonger. Trop peu d’information, et les membres de l’équipe peuvent commencer à se sentir isolés, les décisions doivent […]