STEMettes encourage women and girls to pursue IT

We live in a rapidly evolving digital world where technology makes life easier. Today, navigation systems in cars re-route drivers if a road closes for construction repairs, while insurance companies offer financial discounts by monitoring a driver’s style via a mobile phone app. At home, people are exploring artificial intelligence through Amazon’s Echo and Alexa. And our […]

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 […]

For workers in the digital economy, staying still is falling behind

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The introduction of computers, the internet, wireless networks, social media and smartphones and other mobile devices into the enterprise world dramatically changed how organizations conducted business. They also forced tech-averse enterprise workers to face a stark choice: Develop new skills (the ability to find information quickly, fluency across multiple communications channels and the discipline to […]

Is there an unconscious bias towards women in STEM?

For this blog, I’m so happy to share my space with guest blogger Cindy Lee, currently a senior Digital Transformation Consultant in our Sydney office. Similar to an earlier blog of mine (The curse of unconscious bias: When to own it and when to call it out), Cindy has put pen to paper (so to […]

A millennial’s perspective on the future of enterprise success

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How often do you hear that millennials are disrupting the workforce? Sometimes it’s said in a positive and uplifting way — that we’re breaking down barriers and leading innovation — but more often it’s not. Lazy, hungry for instant gratification, unable to accept constructive criticism, unrealistic demands for flexibility — sound familiar? It’s this type […]

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 […]

T is for Twenty-First Century Digital

This post is part of a series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. The term Twenty-First (21st) Century Digital applies to the current century and how you are using digital to better your organisation and […]

Thriving on change – leading by example

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This week DXC Technology released its first Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report 2017. This forward looking report sets out our sustainability framework and our plans for the future, including for example our new 3-year global environmental goals. DXC was formed in April 2017 with the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett […]

Scratch to Python: Taking your coding to the next level

Following on from my last blog post “How you can begin to Code“, by now you should be getting to grips with a good level of basic coding using games to help you. So where do you go from here? Most of the initial links I listed used a scratch type of game to help you learn, […]

Choosing wisely: STEM subjects

Its easy for the older generations to look at the subjects available at schools that relate to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and understand the value that they hold in the workplace today, however looking through the lens of young person choosing their options, it’s not so easy. How do I know? Well, I […]