Leadership and Success

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Looking to build a partner ecosystem? Here’s some advice.

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The current times have been a stark reminder that we are all in this together and no one can do it alone. Partnerships in business, government and even in our personal lives are more important now than ever. When building a partner ecosystem, there are some very basic steps that can be taken to achieve […]

Here’s what agility means right now, when it counts the most

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When we speak of agility, it’s often in terms of how it can help businesses get new products to market faster or adapt to shifting customer preferences – this is during normal times.  In today’s environment, for many businesses it means mobilizing resources effectively at speed, in order to survive. Institutions — public and private […]

Wrestling with COVID-19’s impact on your large enterprise? Here’s some digital guidance

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It’s extremely rare for change to come as quickly and forcefully as it has in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Many organizations, even large enterprises, are struggling with the current reality and in charting a course forward. How should you respond in these times of uncertainty? How might the choices you make now […]

Gender equality in the workplace — 4 principles for change

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The path toward gender equality in the workplace has been long and arduous. Undoubtedly, we have made progress—this I have witnessed first-hand over the course of more than two and a half decades in the workforce. But I also recognize that our journey is far from over, and there is much work yet to be […]

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 […]

Wishing won’t solve gender inequality in the workplace. We must act.

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With Women’s History Month underway, I’ve been thinking about a report published a few months ago in Wired magazine. The article examines the progress tech companies have made in diversifying their workforces since they began reporting statistics five years ago. I can describe that progress to you in two words—not much. From 2014 to 2019 […]

Keeping remote workers engaged and productive

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When it comes to working remotely, most enterprise leaders and employees usually have pretty strong opinions that fall along familiar lines of argument. For example: Pro: Working remotely allows employees more flexibility to do their jobs when and where they want, resulting in higher productivity and job satisfaction. Con: Remote workers can become disconnected and […]

Launching DXC’s Applied AI Studio

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Self-driving cars, the sharing economy and smart factories are just a few examples of the massive change and extraordinary opportunities that digital technologies can help us create. There’s just one catch—the tools themselves can’t imagine, innovate or self-engineer. That’s up to us. And the current shortage of skilled workers and inspired thinkers is creating a […]

To stay ahead, CIOs must think far ahead

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Technology change can be incremental or transformational. Organizations that embrace the latest cool tech toy without regard to how it fits into overall business strategies and goals are doomed to incremental change — which, in the dynamic digital economy, can sometimes be a death sentence. Transformational change, in contrast, requires a long-term view of technology […]

2020 Tech Trend: A new wave of digital business leaders

We are now undeniably in a digital world, where even if information technology is not your product or service, it will touch every part of the products and services that you provide. This means we need to adapt, and traditional organizations must better position themselves for the exciting digital changes that lie ahead. Provider, partner, […]