Are fun and games the future of STEM education?

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When businesses seek to identify actions they can take to help students thrive, what options are available? Some companies create nonprofit foundations through which they donate directly to school systems, with goals such as reducing student-teacher ratios or launching new teaching methods. Others devise informal, in-house grant-making systems to meet needs for short-term projects like […]

DXC in Guadalajara discovers how bottle caps can make a difference

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Since May 2017, DXC employees in Guadalajara (pictured above is Catherine Coria) have been collecting bottle caps. Containers have been placed all around the office and, to date, we’ve collected more than 175 kilograms of bottle cap plastic. What do we do with the bottle caps collected? They are given to Complice AC, a nonprofit […]

DXC Czech Republic tackles plastic pollution and raises money for charity

Plastic waste is flooding our planet one disposable plastic bag at a time and every single piece of plastic produced is still around. Eight million metric tons of plastic end up in the oceans annually. The facts on plastic pollution are terrifying, but as there is no magic wand to help us solve the problem, […]

How digital health benefits patients and communities

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The shift from legacy IT to digital technologies across social, mobile, analytics, and cloud — and beyond — promises to continue catalyzing new business models and disruptive ideas. As it transforms industries, digital innovation also has the power to generate social goods on a global scale. Some of the clearest of these human benefits now […]

Artificial intelligence: A force for good?

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Whenever there’s a new advance in artificial intelligence (AI), it seems that traditional and social media outlets quickly light up with dystopian scenarios in which sentient robots are poised to take over the human world. Science-fiction imaginings about machines that have the ability to think and act persist even as leading AI researchers seek to […]

Industry-university partnerships that work

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Business leaders sometimes describe a need for ideas, talent, and collaboration tools that aren’t found within the four walls of the enterprise but flow from the outside in. Harnessing this “open innovation” can be critical for keeping competitive advantage. In another cultural arena, higher-education decision-makers are increasingly being asked to operate with an entrepreneurial edge […]

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 […]

How should businesses respond to climate change?

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In their newest assessment of climate data, U.S. scientists point to a 1.8 °F jump in global average surface air temperature in characterizing the period 1901-2016 as “the warmest in the history of modern civilization.” According to the special government climate report released in November, the trend toward record-breaking warmth — with the past three […]

What does the “neurodiverse” workplace look like?

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As the STEM skills shortage intensifies, more and more enterprises are setting aside old ways of thinking when it comes to searching out the next great hire. One innovation is to recruit people on the autism spectrum for cybersecurity, analytics and other roles in which many “neurodiverse” individuals can truly shine. But what should our […]

DXC Cares: Runners support metabolic disease research and awareness

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Last month, a team of 20 DXC runners joined forces with Metakids to run the Dam tot Damloop, which is the largest sporting weekend in the Netherlands with over 87,000 participants. The 10-mile run features a unique passage through Amsterdam and holds special significance for DXC in the Netherlands, with many of our largest and […]