Failure pays, but only if you learn and grow from it

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Failure inherently is a negative word. But as entrepreneurs, scientists, and inventors around the world and throughout time know, failure has its benefits. For starters, the fact that you’re actively failing at least is an indicator that you’re trying. Don’t give up! Second, failure can get you one step closer to success. That’s a principle […]

A parable for failed project management, and how to find success

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Working with a team, managing a successful one, and leading for success all have at their core a similar problem. How do we ensure that all team members view the project — the drawbacks and the benefits — with the same insights and understanding? This is the Blind Men and their elephant problem. In the […]

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 […]

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. […]

What CIOs should know about the buyer journey

You’re stuck in a conference room with a bunch of sales and marketing types discussing how they’re looking to use their new marketing technology toys to drive incremental revenue and keep the promises they made to you about ROI. You want to contribute to the conversation but then it turns to the “customer/buyer journey,” and […]

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 […]

Pushing the boundaries of success in aerospace and defense

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When I first arrived at DXC Technology, I had no comprehension of the size and magnitude of the company and all the different sectors that we had a hand in. With no exposure to many of the sectors, I soon found myself tasked with engrossing myself in the aerospace and defense industry. On the surface, […]

Adapting to change: A returning intern post merger

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As a second year Inside Sales intern, I had the privilege to be a part of CSC last summer and was given the opportunity to return as a part of DXC Technology. I’ve learned a lot throughout my time here and have worked on a vast array of different projects. What really makes the experience […]

DXC and ServiceNow partnership: A win-win-win

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“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” That famous quote from Helen Keller has been running through my mind lately as I’ve reflected on the partnership between DXC Technology and ServiceNow. What started as a regional relationship between Fruition Partners (now a DXC company) and ServiceNow, the leading platform for […]

External influences on why we underestimate

Jerry Overton, a data scientist here at DXC Technology, reached out to me after my last blog to talk about when we women underestimate ourselves. He felt there were a lot of external factors that could result in our internal underestimation. So I caught up with Jerry, who provided another view of underestimation that can […]