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Augmentation or automation: How can the defense industry prepare?

We have been on a journey of IT-enabled automation since the middle of the 20th century, when data processing first started to take some of the workload off the human workforce. Later, we realised we could link business applications directly to each other and help pass information more seamlessly from one business unit to the […]

Défense : les technologies qui vont marquer 2017

C’est un classique en ce début d’année, lister les tendances qui vont influencer le marché pour les mois à venir. Pour le cas précis du secteur de la défense,  nous voyons une nouvelle génération de technologies qui sont susceptibles de marquer 2017, de par leur caractère disruptif ou les améliorations qu’elles apportent. Voici un aperçu […]

Will these emerging technologies disrupt the defense industry in 2017?

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As we head into a new year, it’s a good time to think about what’s on the horizon for the industries and markets we operate in. When it comes to Defence, I see a number of potentially game-changing technologies set to disrupt and improve the industry in the year ahead. What follows is an overview […]

What millennials bring to – and gain from – a career in public sector

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It’s not a 9-to-5 job. It’s a calling. It’s 24 hours a day, 365 days a year – and it changes your life. That’s what I tell new graduates as they start their careers at CSC in the hopes of recruiting them to the public sector space. It’s a space I have worked in my […]

Future-proofing IT for the public sector

How many public sector programmes have been driven by replacing technology that has reached the end of its life? Not just XP to Windows 7, or Windows 2003 server, but time and again, with products across the broad spectrum of vendors, and Open Source too. The typical scenario is something like this: The IT services […]

Confronting the cybersecurity challenge in the public sector

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Transmitting and securing critical information has long been a challenge for the Public Sector, in general, and the defence industry, in particular. In the past, perhaps the greater difficulty was in simply getting information from one place to another. Before radios, telephones and the Internet, armies depended on things like carrier pigeons and flag signals […]

U.S. to share supply chain threat intel with industry

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In an effort to better manage threats targeting the U.S. telecommunications, energy and financial industries, the U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center is about to begin providing classified supply chain threat reports to these critical organizations. Threats to the acquisition supply chain have been discussed for years, and they have their own discipline, known as […]

Virtual reality slowly becoming reality in some industries

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I bought a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge in March (great phone, BTW), and as part of the deal I was shipped Samsung’s Gear VR (Virtual Reality) headset a couple of months later. I was excited to get the Gear VR not for myself, but for my 11-year-old son. And while I’m far past the point […]