Press release

DXC Technology Launches Innovation Centre in London

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(NYSE: DXC), the world’s leading independent, end-to-end
IT services company, today announced the opening of the DXC Innovation
Centre in London for the company and its clients to develop and deliver
high-impact digital solutions.

DXC’s London Innovation Centre is a collaborative environment that draws
on the company’s global experience in digital transformation, leverages
its rich industry knowledge and independent partner network, and creates
an environment for the incubation of ideas, learning and development.

The London Innovation Centre adds to DXC’s digital network in the UK,
which includes a Digital Transformation Centre in Newcastle that is
already helping customers to transform and accelerate the creation of
business value. As part of this network, DXC digital technologists and
enterprise solution experts will work with customers and partners to
modernize and integrate mainstream IT by deploying digital solutions at

“Our Innovation Centre brings together innovative technologies, creative
thinking and best practices to develop innovative solutions for clients
in a rapidly changing digital era,” said Maruf Majed,
vice president and general manager, DXC UK, Ireland, Israel, Middle East
and Africa. “The Innovation Centre creates opportunities for our people,
clients and partners to gain valuable practical experience with digital
technology in real-life business applications.”

Local and Global Digital Ideation

The London Centre showcases emerging digital technologies such as
machine learning, artificial intelligence, IoT, blockchain and robotics.
There will be a focus on sectors including government, energy and
utilities, healthcare and life sciences, travel and transport,
insurance, financial services and manufacturing.

As part of DXC’s global network of digital experience centres, the
London facility will draw from global teams of digital specialists who
are working on digital journey mapping and the co-creation of
leading-edge prototypes. The goal is to build enterprise-grade, secure
and globally scalable solutions for rapid deployment in customer

Development, Engagement and Experiential Opportunities

The Innovation Centre will create new learning and career development
opportunities for DXC employees – including personal and organizational
digital skills and capabilities – and will contribute to the wider
technology and business communities in the UK.

Initial digital client engagements will focus on:

  • Digital Account Opening – For customers interacting digitally
    with their banking providers, who have an obligation to their
    customers and are bound by government regulation, to ensure that
    interactions are carried out lawfully;
  • Field Worker Effectiveness – Using the latest voice-controlled
    headsets and the ability to connect workers using digital workflows,
    tasks can be carried out efficiently and details uploaded into
    business systems;
  • KPI Dashboard – Providing a C-level view of enterprise key
    performance indicators; and
  • Smart Factory Concept – Increasing productivity through digital
    manufacturing technologies and IoT.

Representing a view from the DXC Partner Network, Peter Almond, PwC
Alliance Director, said: “The launch of DXC’s London Innovation Centre
provides PwC with a powerful extension to its own eco-system of customer
experience centres and brings the ability to co-create innovative
digital solutions that are rooted in the realities that come with
deploying technology at scale across complex enterprise environments.”

DXC’s London Innovation Centre will also leverage research and
frameworks that address the concepts of “Winning in the 21st
Century Organisation” and “Developing the mindsets of 21st
Century Humans” from Leading
Edge Forum
, an independent think tank.

About DXC Technology

As the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, DXC
Technology (NYSE: DXC) leads digital transformations for clients by
modernizing and integrating their mainstream IT, and by deploying
digital solutions at scale to produce better business outcomes. The
company’s technology independence, global talent, and extensive partner
network enable 6,000 private and public-sector clients in 70 countries
to thrive on change. DXC is a recognized leader in corporate
responsibility. For more information, visit and
explore THRIVE,
DXC’s digital destination for changemakers and innovators.

About Leading Edge Forum (LEF)

Edge Forum
is an independent think tank, committed to
helping clients embrace opportunities created by disruption. With its
global ecosystem of industry-leading practitioners, disruptors and
innovators, LEF creates progressive research and next-practice advisory
interventions that agitate clients to activate change and accelerate
impact with their own organizations and customers.