The keys to blockchain interoperability (and why it matters)

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Without the ability of different computer systems, applications, and devices to access and share information, data would be digitally siloed and networking itself would be impossible. Any IT professional knows this – that it is interoperability that allows the internet, enterprise networks and the digital economy to function. So too will interoperability between disparate blockchains […]

Developing for autoscaling in Azure

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The public cloud (i.e. AWS, Azure, etc.) is often portrayed as a panacea for all that ails on-premises solutions. And along with this “cure-all” impression are a few misconceptions about the benefits of using the public cloud. One common misconception pertains to autoscaling, the ability to automatically scale up or down the number of compute […]

IT support automation keeps remote workforces productive

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Enterprise clients have looked to automate IT support for several years. With millions of employees across the globe now working from home, support needs have increased dramatically, with many unprepared enterprises suffering from long service desk wait times and unhappy employees. Many companies may have already been on a gradual pace to exploit digital solutions […]

Securing the rise of RPA

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When it came to their transformation efforts, enterprises went all in last year, and they’re going to remain all in throughout 2020. A central aspect of any successful business transformation is automation and, increasingly, robotic process automation. RPA, or software bots, helps to automate everything from repetitive business process tasks to cloud infrastructure management functions. […]

Check out the new Online DevOps Dojo

DevOps dojos have been wildly popular as on-site workshops that support an organization’s DevOps transformation. But even before COVID-19 and social distancing, in-person sessions had their limits. They could only reach a certain number of employees and customers. To bridge the gap, DXC has created Online DevOps Dojo — an open source, immersive learning experience […]

AI planning advice for enterprise decision-makers

AI advice

Most enterprises don’t yet have full-blown artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives spanning their business units. Some may be running limited pilot programs, while others still may be assessing how AI can benefit the business before committing valuable enterprise resources. Indeed, the real-world impact on enterprise strategic goals should be the guiding star of any technology implementation. […]

3 tech strategies emerge as vital for transit industry transformation

subway platform

Last fall, while attending the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) annual conference – and then earlier this year at APTA’s  Business Member Board of Governors Meeting –  I had the opportunity to interact with some of our leading GMs, CEOs, and CIOs to discuss how they were managing everything from public opinion and funding to […]

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

business agility meaning

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 […]

5 Global Systems Integrator partnering trends for 2020 that will benefit enterprise customers

GSI partnerships

Businesses have been doing some form of partnering for decades, but as companies seek to modernize and turn their organizations into digital enterprises, partnering has become more important than ever. With all the different technologies and systems that have to integrate, digital transformation can’t happen unless all parties are in sync and cooperating with one […]