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DXC Cares: The Noble Box

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Szlachetna Paczka (Noble Box) is one of the most popular charity projects in Poland and provided aid to poor families during Christmas holidays since 2001. The organization identifies families affected by poverty, visits them and asks what they need the most. Then, every November, a precise description of each family and their needs is placed […]

Convergence is central to many 2018 tech trends

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The advantage to being a blogger with a “diverse” background is the ability to be somewhat schizophrenic in one’s writing.  As you may have sensed, my current professional career ranges from healthcare technology, enterprise IT, smart cites, global branding, international media, higher education, cross cultural business, and snowboard instruction. While many “predictions articles” focus on […]

Leadership lessons from highway: Navigating curves en route to Destination Disruption

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This blog is about a mix of highway signs, business strategy and us. How do these three converge? Read on… Any traveler who traverses the Himalayan Roads in Northeast India would be certain to notice some very quirky road safety signs by the Border Roads Organization (BRO), which manages and maintains these treacherous terrains, roads […]

Rethinking your vision statement by “starting with why”

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I just finished watching a seminal Ted Talk. I consider it seminal because it helped me resolve a long-standing dissatisfaction I have with the typical organization’s vision statement. Here are a couple examples: Be the Governments’ transformation partner of choice helping them to achieve their business, mission, & policy outcomes.  Be the government’s trusted advisor […]

Get Agile for adaptive execution

Adaptive execution is a vital discipline for thriving in this age of digital transformation. And becoming Agile can help your organization do it. Adaptive execution — as defined by the Leading Edge Forum (LEF), the commercial think tank of DXC Technology — means being able to respond quickly to threats and exploit new opportunities. It’s […]

The importance of being able (or unable) to say ‘no’

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Courtney Carr, an Associate Consultant for DXC Australia and a fellow DXC blogger, wrote me an interesting note in response to my last blog post, and it inspired me to write this most recent one. “It’s extremely dangerous for our mental and physical health to be expected to take everything on, and almost always leads […]

Becoming an Agile organization

Agile, a concept borrowed from software development, is now helping organizations in nearly every industry become innovative in their digital transformation. Agile approaches can transform processes, management approaches and even how people do their work. Looking to make your organization Agile? Here are several ways to get started: Change culture: Agile organizations use collaborative teams […]

Cómo el día a día puede matar a la innovación

Durante décadas, me han secuestrado en reuniones de estrategia de altos directivos que concluían con una apelación a “centrarse en las competencias básicas”, para evitar la fragmentación. Entendiendo el principio, pero familiarizada como estoy con el caos, nunca me he sentido realmente cómoda con él. Muchos directivos son demasiado rígidos, en la definición de sus […]

DXC Cares: Breast Cancer Awareness in the Baltics

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Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in women worldwide, with nearly 1.7 million new cases were diagnosed in 2012. Survival rates for breast cancer vary across the globe, but have generally improved over time. This is due in part to progressive improvements in treatment strategies and earlier diagnoses in nations […]

Cinco críticas habituales a los comerciales de IT

Nunca subestimes la capacidad de los clientes de expresar su opinión sobre los comerciales de IT. Tras organizar tres paneles de discusión sobre los retos comerciales de las tecnologías de la salud, he comprobado personalmente la catarsis que experimentó un grupo de compradores al que dimos la oportunidad de compartir sus experiencias, buenas y malas, […]