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Encyclopedia > Computer Sciences Corporation
Computer Sciences Corporation
Type Public (NYSECSC)
Founded April 1959
Founder Roy Nutt and Fletcher Jones
Headquarters Flag of California El Segundo, California,
Flag of United States United States
Industry Information technology
Products Technology consulting
Net income $14.6 billion (FY06)
Employees 77,000 in 88 countries
Slogan Experience. Results.
Website http://www.csc.com
CSC's headquarters in El Segundo
CSC's headquarters in El Segundo
CSC's branch office in HITEC City

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) NYSECSC is an information technology (IT) and business services company headquartered in El Segundo, California, USA. Its stated mission is to "help clients achieve strategic goals and profit from the use of information technology." CSC provides business transformation and IT consulting; systems integration and professional services; enterprise application development and management; application software for the financial services industry; business process outsourcing; and application and IT infrastructure outsourcing. CSC serves Fortune Global 1000 companies in fifteen industries and national and local governments. CSC employs about 77,000 people in 88 countries. Image File history File links Cascais Coat of Arms This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... A public company usually refers to a company which is permitted to offer its securities (stock, bonds, etc. ... The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange. ... This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the computer game previously called Entrepreneur, see The Corporate Machine. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_California. ... The El Segundo skyline, as seen from Sepulveda Boulevard (CA/SR-1) El Segundo is a city in Los Angeles County, California on the Santa Monica Bay, incorporated on January 18, 1917. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Information technology (IT), as defined by the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA)is: the study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer hardware. ... Net income is equal to the income that a firm has after subtracting costs and expenses from the total revenue. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory,[1] the British Virgin Islands, Cambodia, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Maldives the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... For the album by the Kaiser Chiefs see Employment (album) Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... Look up slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A Web site (or colloquially, Website) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible via HTTP... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 697 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1327 × 1141 pixel, file size: 534 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The headquarters of Computer Sciences Corporation in El Segundo, California. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 697 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1327 × 1141 pixel, file size: 534 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The headquarters of Computer Sciences Corporation in El Segundo, California. ... Image File history File links CSC File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links CSC File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... HITEX Exhibition Center, HITEC City HITEC City is the Hyderabad Information Technology Engineering Consultancy City, a major technology township built in Hyderabad, India. ... The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange. ... Information technology (IT), as defined by the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA)is: the study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer hardware. ... The El Segundo skyline, as seen from Sepulveda Boulevard (CA/SR-1) El Segundo is a city in Los Angeles County, California on the Santa Monica Bay, incorporated on January 18, 1917. ...


CSC's history began in April 1959 when it was founded by Roy Nutt and Fletcher Jones, with the goal of providing programming tools such as assemblers and compilers. The company was quickly successful, and went public in 1963, the first software company to be listed on a national exchange. Since 1968, it has traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CSC. 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A programming tool is a program or application that software developers use to create, debug, or maintain other programs and applications. ... An assembly language is a low-level language used in the writing of computer programs. ... This article is about the computing term. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday. ... The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange. ...


"Colossus" is CSC's expert system for assisting adjusters in the evaluation of bodily injury claims (aka "pain and suffering"). Colossus helps adjusters reduce variance in payouts on similar bodily injury claims through objective use of industry standard rules.


CSC reported revenue of $14.616 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006.


CSC's subsidiary in Denmark is the main sponsor of Bjarne Riis' Team CSC road bicycle racing team. Bjarne Lykkegård Riis (born April 3, 1964), nicknamed the Eagle from Herning (Danish: Ørnen fra Herning), is a Danish former professional road bicycle racer who won the 1996 Tour de France, and is now the team owner and manager of Danish UCI ProTour outfit Team CSC. Other career highlights... Riders from Team CSC in Danmark Rundt, August 2006. ... Road bicycle racing is a popular bicycle racing sport held on roads (following the geography of the area), using racing bicycles. ... A cycling team is a group of cyclists who join a team or are acquired and train together to compete in bicycle races of any kind, whether they are recreational or professional. ...


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Computer Sciences Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (289 words)
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) NYSE: CSC is an information technology (IT) and business services company headquartered in El Segundo, California, USA.
CSC's history began in April 1959 when it was founded by Roy Nutt and Fletcher Jones, with the goal of providing programming tools such as assemblers and compilers.
CSC's subsidiary in Denmark is the main sponsor of Bjarne Riis' Team CSC road bicycle racing team.
EMC: Partners: Partner Profile: Computer Sciences (405 words)
Computer Sciences is one of the world's leading consulting and IT services firms.
CSC offers the world's largest portfolio of insurance and banking application software and is the only full-service provider to support real-time front, middle, and back office systems for buy- and sell-side capital markets firms, including distributed trading floor IT management.
CSC's financial services systems are at the core of a robust set of business process outsourcing solutions that gives its clients strategic advantage and agility.
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