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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 […]

Comment préparer vos collaborateurs à l’arrivée de l’IA

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L’innovation technologique doit être au service de l’Homme et s’adapter à lui. Même en rappelant ce principe, le spectre de robots voulant nous « piquer notre boulot » s’installe, nourri par le fatalisme de prédictions évoquant des milliers de postes supprimés, notamment parmi les emplois les moins spécialisés. A ce jour, les chiffres ne permettent pas de […]

Change is scary. Disruption is scary. Being left behind is scarier

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The world of work is about to change dramatically. Truthfully, it already has been for some time, driven by stunning  advances in digital technology and a shift in the job market toward a gig economy. But the already torrid pace of change will accelerate over the next 15 years, rendering unrecognizable many of the tools […]

Want great digital leaders in your organization? Look for these traits

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Enterprise leaders spend a lot of time trying to determine which technologies will best enable digital transformation. Likewise, they give a lot of thought to the types of skills employees need now and in the future to help their organizations meet strategic business objectives, often devoting considerable time and expense to recruiting and/or training. But […]

Leading organizations are optimistic about the future of work. Are you?

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Forward-thinking organizations aren’t anxious about the future of work. They’re excited. Why? Because these organizations have already figured out how to thrive in the face of the skills shortage — and how to attract, engage, and retain great employees despite the war for talent. What are they doing that others aren’t? They’re becoming learning organizations. […]

La creatividad puede mejorar los resultados de los proyectos, o no

Un nuevo libro titulado “How to steal fire” subraya  algunas de las falacias que hay detrás de la denominada “creatividad”. La verdad es que esta cualidad no puede atribuirse a los equipos, sino a las personas que lo integran. De hecho, el trabajo en grupo puede llegar a tener efectos negativos en los resultados de […]

How to prepare your workforce for the arrival of AI

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One of the guiding principles of technology innovation is that any new product should be there to adapt and support the human user not vice versa. The notion of robots taking away jobs is frightening, especially given the dire predictions that have been made about how automation will replace millions of workers, particularly those in […]

La course aux talents technologiques

Les entreprises peinent de plus en plus à trouver les talents dotés des compétences nécessaires qui les aideront à réussir leur transformation digitale. Ce déséquilibre entre l’offre et la demande crée une situation imparfaite pour les entreprises, qui, pour rester compétitives, sont obligées d’investir considérablement dans la gestion et l’acquisition des compétences. Parmi les compétences […]

4 companies with relentless customer focus

We just returned from the Leading Edge Forum (LEF) Spring Study Tour in Seattle and San Francisco, where we met with leading companies who are rapidly evolving their businesses to meet the latest customer demands. Directed by a clear purpose, these organisations are seemingly able to evolve their business models, change their operating models, and […]

Introducing creativity to achieve better project outcomes

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A new book, ‘How to steal fire’ , reveals some of the fallacies behind creativity. The truth is that creativity doesn’t come from teams, it comes from team members. In fact, group work can have a negative effect on a project’s outcome. It is good to remember that smaller groups are often much better at […]