External influences on why we underestimate

Jerry Overton, a data scientist here at DXC Technology, reached out to me after my last blog to talk about when we women underestimate ourselves. He felt there were a lot of external factors that could result in our internal underestimation. So I caught up with Jerry, who provided another view of underestimation that can […]

Walking the talk

Walk

As a CTO, I want hands-on experience with the latest technology and techniques so that I can give my clients the best advice on digital transformation. Without that experience it’s easy to get lulled into a false sense of security. It’s easy to get complacent about the rapid pace of change in the IT industry, […]

Five fewer excuses for not being social

In today’s digital age, the world runs on two things: caffeine and social media. With the power of influence measured by the number of followers or connections, each of us strives to build our personal brand online while increasing our outreach on the internet. For the individual, most lack a team of experts to manage […]

Fixing the underestimation factor

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So ladies and gents, this blog is going to be a bit more serious. After my last blog, I received feedback about how we ladies keep putting ourselves down and are missing out because of it. I understand our busy jobs may not allow time to work with a mentor — or some of you may not have access to […]

Career advice for soon-to-be graduates — and all of us, really

Making a difference and helping others is what we at DXC like to do. Many of our leaders help out with charities, mentor and coach others, both inside and outside the organisation. Others among us work with universities and schools to make a difference in diverse ways. One way that many of us help out is by trying to guide […]

5 lessons from a past intern’s path to success

Orientation serves as a period of acclimation for new hires and interns, a time to get accustomed to the work space, culture and tools. A good orientation session will also provide guidance, lessons and direction for young, raw professionals. My orientation at CSC did just that. For two days, new hires and interns at the […]

On the origin and evolution of the intern

Rumor has it, almost 100 years ago interns first originated from a rare species of aspiring young professionals. Not much has changed. The business world has seen dramatic transformations, but the intern’s role in the corporate ecosystem remains the same: doing grunt work, fetching coffee. The species seems to have a slow evolution rate. Nevertheless! Interns persist […]