First AI came for the heavy metal musicians, and we did nothing

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Whenever regular folks express concern about artificial intelligence (AI) and robots stealing their jobs, guys like this assure them that AI programs are likely to instead assume the role of bright but humble assistants, taking over menial and redundant tasks so workers can unleash the full power of their unique human creativity and problem-solving ability […]

Amazon joins the rush to Kubernetes

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Was it really only just over a month ago that I wrote, “The only real question is not if AWS will also fully invest in Kubernetes now that Docker has taken the plunge but when? Why, yes, yes it was. And guess what? As predicted by yours truly, AWS CEO Andy Jassy announced the launch […]

DXC Cares: Eco Week in Bucharest

DXC’s Bucharest Center recently hosted an Eco Week event, the first edition of an annual program that aims to educate and sustain long-term eco-friendly behaviour among employees, through a week of workshops and activities. We hope this program will have a significant impact on not just employees, but community as well. And we want to […]

Are you an Agile Servant Leader?

Building an Agile culture is more important than managing individual Agile projects because it sets the stage for the entire organization to be Agile. Scrum Masters, who lead Agile projects, are responsible for inculcating the right culture and mindset in the organization. But this can be difficult if the Scrum Master is set in old […]

Change Management: Time to step it up

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Has change management become a passé profession? In most large corporate organisations it is commonplace, but elsewhere it is still a misunderstood vocation that is yet to find a home. Some believe it is an HR function. Many others think it is something that a project manager or other manager should do anyway. Others don’t […]

Will 2018 be the tipping point for automation?

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Technology adoption typically proceeds incrementally. As users accumulate, emerging products and services gain visibility and scale, creating more interest and demand. Eventually, if the vendor (or vendors) are lucky, usage will reach a “tipping point,” defined by Merriam Webster as “the critical point in a situation, process, or system beyond which a significant and often unstoppable effect […]

Having the right digital mindset

“Digital” is used as a title to cover the current business and computing era. Being “digital” is about having the right mindset. There is no magic course or exam that you can take that will pronounce you as being “digital.” It’s how you apply yourself against the changing landscape of business and technology. There are many […]

Digital transformation is critical to the continued success of the London Insurance Market

Just a few years ago, the London Insurance Market became aware that it needed to transform in order to maintain its position as the definitive global hub of commercial insurance and specialty risk. Despite its substantial £60 billion size and a 300-year-old history, the Market’s leadership position wasn’t guaranteed. A joint study by London Market […]

OpenStack moves forward

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In Sydney Australia, the OpenStack cloud crew gathered together at the OpenStack Summit to contemplate where they are today and where they’re going tomorrow. First, OpenStack has continued to grow. Specifically, multiple surveys show that more and more companies are adopting OpenStack for their private and hybrid clouds. Specifically: The OpenStack User Survey showed that […]

2018: AI gets smarter and more practical

We all know AI is coming to the forefront of technology in the form of machine learning (ML) and deep neural networks, where AI can understand the surroundings and apply that information to the current context, whether it is about data pattern analysis or driving a vehicle. Coupled with increasing capabilities of AI hardware, in […]