Six personas in innovation cultures

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The cultural variances of innovation are not unlike cross-cultural variances around the world.  Even in cultures that speak the same language we can miss nuances that are the difference between success and failure. So much like the application of emotional intelligence and cultural intelligence, organizations must study the “other IQ” in the form of Innovation […]

Adding visual search to our 3D printing proof-of-concept

Being able to search using images, not text, is very powerful when you’re searching for a specific part or product. If your text search does not exactly match the keywords or tags, you won’t find what you’re looking for. That’s where visual search can help. Take the example of a vintage car owner who needs […]

How to foster innovation by empowering your employees

At DXC we continually encourage our people to “innovate,” but how does one define innovation and what does it really mean? Personally, I think it is an overused term and one that often lacks agreement of definition. Is it any different from  “research and development,” which has traditionally been the vaguely defined term for innovative […]

Ask Ally, DXC Technology’s voice-enabled hospital bedside assistant

Voice assistants are coming to the hospital bedside. Voice assistants — made popular by Alexa, Siri, Cortana, Google Home and others — are simple, intuitive, multi-user and best suited where accessibility and availability are essential. Leveraging these advantages, at DXC Labs we have built Ally, DXC Technology’s voice-enabled hospital bedside assistant. Meet Ally The current […]

Winning strategies for using open source and intellectual property

The terms “open source” and “intellectual property” (IP) appear, on the surface, to be opposites. The purpose of this blog is to examine this and understand how and when to use open source and IP. At the simplest level, IP in a corporation means that output created by employees is owned by the organisation, and […]

Why innovation loses steam

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Innovation is exhausting. If it weren’t, innovation would be continuous and prolific across enterprises. But this is usually more the exception than the rule. Even when innovation is a part of the corporate culture, the ability to maintain the energy level for continuous creative disruption is a major challenge. It can be like waking up […]

La Robotización de Procesos de Negocio, una oportunidad para aumentar los negocios y reducir los costes operativos

¿Conoce el coste que tiene para su organización las ineficiencias que se producen en sus procesos? ¿Y cómo ello impacta en la satisfacción de sus clientes? Durante años, muchas empresas han utilizado la externalización de procesos de negocio, y en especial de aquellas tareas de tipo más repetitivo para poder centrarse en aquellas actividades que […]

Get Agile for adaptive execution

Adaptive execution is a vital discipline for thriving in this age of digital transformation. And becoming Agile can help your organization do it. Adaptive execution — as defined by the Leading Edge Forum (LEF), the commercial think tank of DXC Technology — means being able to respond quickly to threats and exploit new opportunities. It’s […]

Becoming an Agile organization

Agile, a concept borrowed from software development, is now helping organizations in nearly every industry become innovative in their digital transformation. Agile approaches can transform processes, management approaches and even how people do their work. Looking to make your organization Agile? Here are several ways to get started: Change culture: Agile organizations use collaborative teams […]

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 […]