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VR Experience with Lions Built on Creativity, Trust and Technology

May 16, 2018

This post was originally published on the new Swedish version of our sibling blog Direct2DellEMC, and while I can’t read Swedish, the images immediately caught my eye. So, I asked the team if we could have an English translation I could share with our readers here. It is about the latest work of photographer Martin Edström who we previously featured for his work on an immersive 360 view of the world’s largest cave. Like his fellow National Geographic explorers Mike…

3 Pieces of Advice for Girls Starting Their Careers

May 15, 2018

Today’s the day… Today’s the day when you make the choice, the choice to become what you wish, be the person you dreamt of – confident, successful and happy. From the minute we start secondary school the race to comply with society norms commences. The pressure to achieve top results in school places unnecessary pressure on students to make rushed decisions that have long-term effects on life choices. What is this all about? From speaking to students at second level…

Hacking for a Better Commute

May 10, 2018

How open data can help with mobility challenges On March 10, Dell and Forum for the Future, sponsored a hackathon as part of New York City’s Open Data Week. The Open Data L-train Innovation Challenge asked participants to create ideas that focused on using open data to help mitigate and manage the effects of the planned shutdown of the Canarsie Tunnel in April 2019. This will be a major disruption to NYC’s transit systems: more than 225,000 commuters use the…

One Site – Two Worlds – Part 2

May 9, 2018

I am one of six trainees who started the EMEA Sales Graduate Program at Dell EMC in Halle (Saale) in October 2017. Last week my colleague Katharina Wiemann shared her experience about being a trainee at Dell EMC, and to tell even more about our program I would like to add my experiences so far and show which challenges we have met. The trainee program started with a two-week induction. During this time we were shown many different facets of…

Strong Vision of Future at Dell Technologies World 2018

May 8, 2018

Dell Technologies World conference breaks records, educating and entertaining 14,000 in Las Vegas. Dell hit the jackpot last week, hosting a record-setting 14,000 attendees (and an additional 35,000 via live streaming) at the first annual Dell Technologies World conference in Las Vegas. In the midst of the Venetian Hotel’s ringing slot machines and faux-Italian arches, customers, press and analysts from around the globe experienced a wealth of new ideas and state-of-the-art tech. The event was massive, and from a Commercial…

Imagining Tomorrow’s Schools

May 7, 2018

All around the world students at schools and universities are preparing for year-end exams and graduations, and this time every year makes me think back on my own student days. The choices of programmes were way fewer, and the types of jobs to prepare for much clearer. It was nothing like the future today’s students will have to face. Where my generation is still often astonished at the impact of new technology, the younger generations are hyper connected. They navigate…

Help Give Our Planet Some Re-leaf this Arbor Day

April 27, 2018

I just noticed that it’s National Arbor Day here in the U.S. and it gave me a flashback to the launch of something 11 years ago that I’m proud to know is still going strong – Dell’s Plant a Tree program. For a long time, we’ve been committed to helping our customers find new ways to protect the environment, and Plant a Tree is one way we can really collaborate with you on that. You can donate online by simply…

Access to Technology Is Not a Luxury, but a Necessity

Access to technology is something that is so ever-present in today’s western world, that we often take it for granted. While I remember the first families on my street to get a home computer, my sons can’t remember a time when they couldn’t get online, first through laptops, then phones, and now an endless number of connected devices. They have had the benefit of using technology not only for entertainment and social networking, but to further their education and develop…

Creating Space for a Changing Workforce, Part One

April 26, 2018

Dell remodels offices around the world to improve comfort, flexibility, and collaboration. Among today’s top tech strategists it has become something of a mantra. It’s been written about in publications such as Forbes , CNN Money and Fast Company, and pronounced by CEOs around the world: Work is no longer a destination, but an activity. With nearly omnipresent internet, easy-to-use video conferencing, and email on our smartphones, the boundaries of the physical office have almost completely dissolved. So how does a…

Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Careers: Time to Build Your Brand

April 25, 2018

What is Build Your Brand? Build Your Brand is a program at Dell that helps our team members and networks build their personal brand presence on LinkedIn so they are confident in representing themselves to the external market. Within Build Your Brand, participants experience a deeper dive into the how-to’s of profile development and receive tips on ways to engage on LinkedIn. LinkedIn, once known almost exclusively as the social media platform used during a job search, has now become…