CSC in the News is a selection of news articles featuring interviews with subject matter experts and executives about the IT services industry, latest technology trends and the company's performance.
CSC makes first steps in recovery
The Washington Post: February 11, 2013
After Posting a loss of $4.2 billion for fiscal 2012, Falls Church-based Computer Sciences Corp. is beginning to show signs of recovery.
How Tech Can Help Financial Firms Reach the Underbanked
Forbes: February 11, 2013
While there's no question technology is transforming the way everyone accesses financial services, it has the potential to be particularly revolutionary to a formerly excluded group - the underbanked.
Computer Sciences Gains on Profit Forecast: Washington Mover
Bloomberg Businessweek: February 5, 2013
Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) surged to the highest price in more than a year after boosting its forecast for fiscal 2013 profit.
Q&A with CSC VP & CTO Yogesh Khanna: Big Data & The Three 'V's'
Washington Executive: January 29, 2013
Yogesh Khanna is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the North American Public Sector at CSC, bringing more then 20 years of technology and management experience in information technology.
Computer Sciences Sells Unit for $1 Billion
Dow Jones Newswires, December 3, 2012
- Deal is latest effort by Computer Sciences to focus on core business.
- Computer Sciences had put option to require Equifax to acquire business.
- Stocks set new 52-week high.
CSC to Sell Credit Unit to Equifax for $1 Billion
Bloomberg Businessweek, December 3, 2012
Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) agreed to sell its credit services business to Equifax Inc.
CSC Australia wins $2.76m grant to create two Centres of Excellence in Wollongong
ARN, November 11, 2012
CSC Australia has won a $2.76 million grant to create Centres of Excellence for Cloud and cybersecurity.
Computer Sciences Swings to 2nd-Quarter Profit After Goodwill Write-Down
The Wall Street Journal, November 6, 2012
Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) swung to a fiscal second-quarter profit after the information-technology company recorded a sizeable goodwill write-down the year before, while revenue declined.
Forrester Terms CSC as "Leader" in BI Services
Silicon India, October 31, 2012
Bangalore: CSC has announced that it has been identified as a "Leader" in the October 18, 2012, Forrester Research report, "The Forrester Wave: Business Intelligence Services Providers, Q4 2012." This report by Boris Evelson and Liz Herbert along with Chris Andrews and Shannon Coyne states that in Forrester's 53-criteria evaluation of BI services providers; they found 12 elite Leaders that offer strong choices for BI services buyers: Accenture, Capgemini, Cognizant, CSC, Deloitte, HP, Infosys, KPMG, IBM, PwC, TCS, and Wipro.
CSC awarded $54M contract to improve background checks
American City Business Journals, October 30, 2012
Falls Church-based Computer Sciences Corp. has won a $54 million contract to conduct background investigations for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office of Professional Responsibility, Washington Technology reported. The order has a one-year base and four option years.
Humber extends use of Lorenzo
E-Health Insider, October 24, 2012
Humber NHS Foundation Trust is extending its use of CSC's electronic patient record system Lorenzo after going live with it in May. The trust is testing added functionality including day care and care plans to provide enhanced access to patient information for more than 600 staff across 55 different sites.
DST, CSC partnership still strong
IT Web, October 10, 2012
DST has partnered with CSC since 1993 and this continues to be one of its most successful and enduring relationships worldwide.
CSC to Offer Rapid Implementation for Oracle Fusion Applications
TMC Net, October 9, 2012
CSC announced it is now delivering a fixed-scope, rapid implementation offering for Oracle Fusion Human Capital Management (HCM) designed to get customers up and running quickly for the Oracle Cloud.
hCentive and CSC to Host a Webinar on "Understanding Health Exchanges - Your New Sales Channel"
PR Newswire, October 9, 2012
hCentive, Inc. announced today that it is hosting a live webinar with CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global provider of technology-enabled business solutions and services, on "Understanding Health Exchanges -- Your New Sales Channel" at 2 p.m. (EDT) on October 23, 2012
CSC buys more big data capabilities
Washington Technology, October 3, 2012
Computer Sciences Corp. has acquired 42Six Solutions LLC, a software development company specializing in big data processing, analytics and advanced applications support. Financial terms remain undisclosed.
Executive Profile: James Kelly, CSC VP & GM for Defense Intelligence
GovCon Executive, October 3, 2012
James (Jim) Kelly is a vice president and general manager for Defense Intelligence with Computer Sciences Corporation and was a founder and managing partner for CenTauri Solutions, LLC before it was acquired by CSC.
EMR Monitoring Tool Catches Sepsis Cases Earlier
InformationWeek, October 1, 2012
CareVeillance, a first-of-its-kind sepsis identification tool, replicates patient information from an EMR and monitors patients in real time for the complication.
Royal Mail Group
MSDN Blogs, September 27, 2012
Postal Agency Reduces Costs by 20 Percent with Automated Deployments and Private Cloud.
CSC Recognized as a Top 100 Global Services Provider for the Fifth Consecutive Year
September 18, 2012
CSC announced today that it has been named to the 2012 Global Services 100 List (GS100) for the fifth consecutive year.
Creating a data value propostion
CIO, August 21, 2012
Prioritising value over volume allows organisations to save budget and get a competitive edge from their most valuable data. There is no disputing that, in the knowledge economy, data is the fuel for generating insight and growth.
Computer Sciences Corporation: Restructuring Progress Triggers Strong Outlook
Seeking Alpha, August 13, 2012
Shares of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) jumped 26% over the past week. The company reported decent first quarter results on Wednesday. Furthermore, Computer Sciences is confident about the rest of its fiscal 2013.
CSC promises to cut more than $500 million in first year of turnaround
Washington Post, August 10, 2012
Executives at Falls Church-based Computer Sciences Corp. said the company is making progress on its turnaround and expects to cut costs by $500 million to $600 million this fiscal year in an effort to remove $1 billion over 18 months.
Health care law may cut down on excessive procedures
USA TODAY, August 8, 2012
The 2010 health care law gives Medicare and Medicaid more authority to track and reject payments for medical procedures believed to be overused, such as those involving hospital giant HCA and its alleged overuse of stents in cardiac patients, records and interviews with health care experts show.
Cloud application architectures: When to redesign an app for the cloud
SearchCloudProvider, August 2012
"Just the fact that an app is not architected for the cloud is not a deal-breaker," said Sunil Bhargava, global portfolio executive for cloud and hosting at CSC, a cloud and managed services provider (MSP) based in Falls Church, Va.
Sprint teams with CSC on IaaS cloud
Network World, July 10, 2012
Sprint announces plans to provide access to CSC cloud offerings; previews additional SaaS announcements.
Supreme Court 'Obamacare' Decision Will Speed Health Insurance Exchange Growth
Health Care IT – eWeek, June 28, 2012
With the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act's requirement that citizens must purchase health insurance, experts say tech vendors will abandon their waiting period and proceed with exchange development.
Tracking Every Move
NBC, January 2012
CSC's Mark Rasch appears on the NBC Nightly News to discuss the ongoing controversy over Carrier IQ software and privacy concerns.
CRM Watchlist 2012 - Let the Reviews Roll: The Top of the Top
ZDNet, January 16, 2012
CSC is named Top Consulting/Systems Integrator on ZDNet's 2012 CRM Watchlist. Highlighted are CSC's "laser-like" industry focus, contemporary thinking on social business and impressive partnership strategy.
Experts See Continued Gaps In Measuring Ambulatory Safety
Healthcare Informatics, January 6, 2012
Erica Drazen, managing director of CSC’s Global Institute for Emerging Healthcare Technologies, discusses gaps in ambulatory patient safety with Healthcare Informatics.
Industry Experts Praise Cybersecurity Legislative Approach, DHS Efforts
Homeland Security Today, January 4, 2012
Chief Cybersecurity Strategist Andy Purdy talks with Homeland Security Today about new U.S. cybersecurity legislation.
Introducing the new Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud IaaS
CloudPundit, December 13, 2011
Gartner analyst Lydia Leong defines cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and positively assesses CSC’s cloud capabilities in this post on the CloudPundit blog.
Mobile Devices, More Than Cost Savings, Drive Cloud Computing: Survey
Forbes, December 7, 2011
CSC’s Cloud Usage Index shows that mobile computing is a driving force behind cloud adoption. Forbes examines the survey results.
Survey: Companies Adopt the Cloud to Use Tablets, End Up Saving Less
ReadWriteWeb, December 5, 2011
ReadWriteWeb discusses the surprising outcomes of CSC’s Cloud Usage Index.
Survey: Cloud isn’t a cost panacea, but few expect it to be
GigaOM, December 5, 2011
Derrick Harris from GigaOM highlights the differences between cost savings and value when it comes to cloud adoption.
How Tech Improvements Can Harm the Workforce
MSNBC, November 7, 2011
Eric Brynjolfsson, a member of CSC's Board of Directors, discusses productivity and technology in this interview on Morning Joe.
Men at Work
Diversity Woman Magazine, October 17, 2011
Jose Jimenez talks about his role as Chief Diversity Officer at CSC, as well as diversity challenges, trends and the impact of technology, in the latest issue of Diversity Woman magazine (page 31).
Bloomberg TV's Lisa Murphy talks to Lem Lasher of Computer Sciences Corp
Bloomberg TV, September 28, 2011
CSC's Lem Lasher discusses the world’s most innovative countries with Lisa Murphy on Bloomberg Television's “Fast Forward.”
CSC Promises Ten Week Takeoff to Private Cloud
iTWire, August 16, 2011
Siki Giunta, global vice president for cloud services and software, introduces CSC BizCloud to the Australian market.
CSC's Top Outsourcing Tips
Supply Chain Digital, August 4, 2011
CSC's Walt Howell, president of Global Business Development, shares five outsourcing tips in the August issue of Supply Chain Digital magazine.
Experts say state health exchanges are an opportunity for vendors
HealthcareIT News, July 28, 2011
CSC's Jordan Battani and Greg DeBor weigh in on what state health insurance exchanges will mean for doctors, hospitals and vendors.
Hackers Turn Tables on Murdoch Empire
CNN, July 19, 2011
Mark Rasch, CSC director of cybersecurity and privacy, talks to CNN about the group LulzSec claiming they have access to internal News Corp. e-mails and passwords.
Government tests show security's people problem
Computerworld, July 6, 2011
In this Computerworld article reporting on the security risks of employees picking up randomly dropped USB and optical drives and plugging them into their work computers, CSC security expert Mark Rasch explains the necessity for a three-pronged approach to security — offering training, creating processes and installing technology.
CSC: Similarities to Amazon Web Services, Different than Accenture
SiliconANGLE, July 1, 2011
Pam Casale, director of global cloud marketing, talks to SiliconANGLE about how CSC is blending its solutions business with the new cloud business.
The Future of IT Is Up for Grabs in the Cloud
IT Business Edge, June 13, 2011
Lem Lasher, CSC’s chief innovation officer and head of the global consulting business, gives his perspective on cloud computing and the changing role of CIOs.
Thieves Found Citigroup Site an Easy Entry
The New York Times, June 13, 2011
CSC’s Mark Rasch, director of cybersecurity and privacy, is featured in this New York Times article on the Citigroup cyber attack.
How CSC drives growth with commercial know-how
Washington Technology, June 13, 2011
Washington Technology reporter Matthew Weigelt writes about his recent interview with Dave Zolet, president of business development for CSC’s North American Public Sector, and how CSC is using private-sector experience to benefit public-sector clients.
A Call for Cyber War Restraint
IT Business Edge, June 10, 2011
Cyber expert Sam Visner offers advice on how organizations can fight cyber attacks.
The Industrialization of Cloud Computing
IT Business Edge, June 9, 2011
Mike Vizzard blogs about his recent interview with Siki Giunta, CSC’s vice president of cloud computing, who discusses CSC’s latest cloud offerings, including a SpotCloud platform that is due out later this year.
CSC: Telemedicine could answer healthcare challenges
CMIO, June 7, 2011
A recent study conducted by CSC shows how telemedicine can be used to address healthcare challenges. CMIO examines the results.
Cyber war sabers rattle across the globe
Network World, June 6, 2011
Andy Purdy, chief cyber security strategist for CSC, addresses the growing number of cyber attacks.
Purdy on Lockheed's Cyber Attack
Bloomberg TV, May 31, 2011
On the Bloomberg Television broadcast “InsideTrack”, CSC's Andy Purdy discusses the "significant and tenacious" cyber attack experienced by Lockheed Martin on May 21st.
Lessons from Sony's PlayStation Network Downtime
NetworkWorld, May 27, 2011
Mark Rasch, director of cybersecurity and privacy at CSC, talks to Tim Greene of NetworkWorld about how companies can protect themselves from cyber attacks.
'People piece' next in internet evolution
iTnews, May 26, 2011
Mike Nelson, research associate for CSC’s Leading Edge Forum, suggests that WikiLeaks should be a boon for the U.S. government in this iTnews article.
First 'Meaningful Use' Incentives to Be Paid Soon
IT Business Edge, May 23, 2011
IT Business Edge blogger Lora Bentley speaks with Erica Drazen, managing partner of Emerging Practices at CSC, about whether or not providers will be able to meet the Meaningful Use requirements.
Private Cloud Computing as a Matter of Scale
IT Architecture Forum, May 18, 2011
Interview with Siki Giunta, CSC's head of cloud services, introducing the new Application Cloud Enablement (ACE) framework.
Is diversity good for business? CSC thinks so.
Washington Technology, May 9, 2011
Jose Jimenez, CSC’s chief diversity officer, talks to Washington Technology about the value of diversity at CSC.
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