How podcasting can advance your tech career

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There was a time when the only ways technology professionals could proactively raise their profiles (and monetary value) in their industries or areas of expertise were to get on the conference/speaker circuit, become a steady and reliable source for print and broadcast news media, write books, and maybe land a columnist gig at a tech […]

The future job market belongs to the agile and adaptable

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There’s a great (and long) article in The Atlantic that focuses on a new-generation Navy warship and its crew of “‘hybrid sailors’ who have the ability to acquire skills rapidly.” “The ability to acquire skills rapidly.” Sound familiar? It’s a topic I’ve discussed many times in this blog. The key to surviving in the digital […]

Digitally fit in 2018: Build on your skills

Keeping your skills up to date is a key part of being digitally fit. There is no definitive list of training that should be undertaken to become “digital;” it depends upon your role requirements. However, there are some topic areas that should be considered as a base set of skills to expand on. These topic […]

DXC Tech Honors: Announcing Fellows and Distinguished

I’m excited to announce and celebrate our DXC Technology Fellows and our Distinguished Architects, Distinguished Engineers and Distinguished Technologists. They represent the best of the best in our technology community. Universally, they demonstrate extremely high levels of personal and community development and use their expertise to drive next-gen technology into their domains. These designations, which […]

Q/A with DXC Technology’s Kerry Rainer – Influential Women in Re/insurance 2017

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Kerry Rainer, claims services director at Xchanging, a DXC Technology company, was chosen by Intelligent Insurer as one of its Influential Women in Re/insurance 2017. Learn what excites Kerry about the insurance field and her advice to young women considering entering this field. What do you do at DXC ? I’m the claims services director […]

The power of purpose in the war for talent

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When it comes to competing with the commercial sector in the war for talent, government has always had a secret weapon: Purpose. People are drawn to government service because of the impact they can have. I have had the privilege of working with many talented government employees who could have easily made more money in […]

Confidence in my 40s

This is part 3 of a 3-part series on Confidence  We have always been told that life begins at 40. And now, I am truly beginning to think that it does. As I move closer to the big 4-0, life seems to be more about actions and the difference you can make in the world. […]

Learning Sales Skills Through Campaign Work

As a sales intern at DXC Technology, I learned a lot of valuable skill sets, worked with a great team and prepared myself for my future endeavors. As a young professional, I did not know what to expect of a sales role within a big corporation, however my experience here answered all my questions. Sales […]

Confidence in my 30s

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This is part 2 of a 3-part series on Confidence  Where did that Sunshine Girl go from our first post in the Confidence Blog Series? That team playing university graduate willing to challenge anything with gusto? That Vice Captain “in her day”, scoring goals and travelling the world? Well she’s still here, but she has […]

Confidence in my 20s

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This is part 1 of a 3-part series on Confidence  Over the years, confidence has been my number 1 strength and my number 1 weakness. It has allowed me to do and say things which most would shy away from doing, but has also sometimes given to others the impression that I am arrogant. This […]