The importance of intent on leadership and sales strategy

One of the fundamental tenets of leadership is authenticity. If there is a fundamental mismatch between your belief system and that of the wider organisation, eventually others will see. If you only care about yourself — your remuneration, your next promotion, or getting the credit for all the work — that will burn through and […]

Leadership: What can we learn from Silicon Valley?

What can we learn about leadership from the big IT organisations in Silicon Valley? The cynical side of me thinks that whether it’s Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Netflix, etc., whenever we hear a “we do leadership better” it’s more of a marketing ploy than a real piece of referenceable material.  In other words, if we think […]

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. […]

DXC Cares: Employees support child hospice in Germany

Continuing our DXC Cares stories, this one is from employees at DXC Technology in Germany, who raised money to increase the quality of life for critically ill children. Read their inspirational story. Child hospice is of increasing importance and our employees wanted to help those in need. So DXC Technology in Germany got to work, […]

Actionable career advice for aspiring female leaders

Women Leaders

by Nikki Wilton, Global Sales Director, Xchanging, a DXC Company All the stats say that we need more Women in Leadership, but the situation hasn’t changed much in the last ten years. McKinsey predicts that if the pace of change continues at this rate it’ll take another 100 years, or 5 generations, to reach any […]

La forma de trabajar de los millennial impulsa el éxito empresarial (¡Créalo!)

Cuando se habla de los millennials,  la opinión típica entre los directivos suele ser algo condescendiente. Parecería que los trabajadores más jóvenes son niños que deben ser tolerados o con los que incluso conviene ser indulgentes: “Si no permitimos a los millennials  utilizar herramientas digitales de su elección en el trabajo, serán infelices e improductivos.” […]

A leap into the unknown: Behind the blog

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I’m Nieko. And before you continue reading this post or scroll to the bottom to see my photo, I want to surprise you. I’m a girl — a girl with a guy’s name. That’s something I’ve surprised many, many people with the first time they speak to me over the phone or meet me in […]

Your business skills are valuable to technology companies

This is part 3 in a 3-part series. As promised, this is the third part in my series, “Do technology companies mind if you’re not technical?” The other day I was asked by a colleague if my position in the graduate program was through an IT or computer science degree, and if so did I […]