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One Site – Two Worlds

April 24, 2018

I am one of six trainees who started the EMEA Sales Graduate Program at Dell EMC in Halle (Saale) in October 2017. I would like to share 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 the Dell EMC world. From the products and tools to practical sales training, everything was there. If the information comes out pretty much and…

Dell Gaming and Alienware Bring a New Wave of eSports to Australia

April 23, 2018

Dell Gaming and Alienware are all about bringing the gaming community together so you might have already heard that we’re joining forces with HT&E Events and Gfinity Esports Australia, as the Presenting Partner for Australia’s inaugural 2018 Gfinity Australia Elite Series. The new esports tournament will kick off in May 2018 and winning teams will enjoy a hefty prize pool of AU$450,000 for the first year, one of the biggest in Australian esports history. Dell Gaming and Alienware have long…

Introducing #WeTalk, New Series About Women Shaping Our Culture

The following is a guest post from Filmmaker, Entrepreneur and Dell Precision influencer, Ondi Timoner. Powered by Dell, Ondi’s new series #WeTalk is about women shaping our culture. My name is Ondi Timoner, I’m a filmmaker and excited to be a guest blogger on Direct2Dell to tell you about my new show that I produce and host, WeTalk. The inspiration for WeTalk came to me, as I was sitting on a Women in Film panel at Sundance this past January….

Dell Leaders Find It COOL to Go Back to School

COOL Week is an acronym for “Career Opportunities On Location” and is the Leander Independent School District (ISD) senior student internship program held the first week of February every year. All senior students are given the chance to apply for COOL Week during October and are placed in their chosen profession for a career-affirming opportunity to “try on” that career before they spend time, energy and money to get the education necessary to do the job. This is the most…

Dell to Celebrate Small Business Week in a Big Way

April 20, 2018

National Small Business Week is an annual put on by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to celebrate the small business community.  This year small business week will run from April 30- May 5, 2018. Dell is a huge proponent of small businesses. From our early days in Michael Dell’s dorm room, small business and entrepreneurship have been part of who we are. This year, we are venturing to Brooklyn, NY for a two-day EXTRAVAGANZA for small businesses. Can’t make it…

Pequenas Empresas Grandes Negócios

Fonte: Pequenas Empresas Grandes Negócios Neste mês, a Dell realizou, pela primeira vez no Brasil, uma edição do PolicyHack. O evento é um hackathon, uma “maratona” em que grupos desenvolvem projetos em um curto espaço de tempo. No caso do PolicyHack, o foco era em negócios de impacto social e iniciativas de apoio a políticas públicas. O projeto vencedor do desafio propõe uma solução para melhorar o desempenho de meninas em disciplinas STEAM. O acrônimo, em inglês, diz respeito a…

A Golden Opportunity to Make E-Waste Shine

My name is Stephanie Schafer and I am a Regulatory Engineer at Dell. What does that mean? I lead the sustainable materials program and responsible for using 100M lbs. of recycled content and other sustainable materials in Dell products by the year 2020. In other words, I do the science that turns “trash” into treasure. It’s a great job. I get to work with all sorts of crazy materials like scrap carbon fiber from aerospace, plastics from water bottles, and…

Doing Our Part to Fight Plastic Pollution

April 19, 2018

Sunday is Earth Day, a global day dedicated to celebrating our planet.  It is also a day to pause and reflect upon our collective impact upon the environment and how we and our customers can use our technology to reduce that impact. This year’s Earth Day theme is dedicated to ending plastic pollution, a topic that Dell has taken to heart over the last decade. In 2008, Dell started using post-consumer recycled plastics sourced from water bottles and milk jugs…

Technophobia in the Land of Engineers?

It’s essentially common knowledge that widespread skepticism of technology holds court in Germany. This phenomenon is sometimes referred to as ‘technophobia’ in the land of engineers, or, as Newsweek teased some time ago, German ‘techno-angst’. When it comes to technology, Germans are suspicious: They don’t feel the need to get started with new technologies, as they prefer to stick with things they know and which they consequently don’t have to fear. A German term has even been created to refer…

ADHD at Work: Tips and Trips from Dell Team Members

April 17, 2018

Highly energetic. A problem-solver. Quick-witted. Collaborative. Creative. Honest. Sound like someone you would like to have on your team? These are the valuable attributes an employee with ADHD can bring to your workplace. ADHD, or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, is a highly genetic, brain-based syndrome that affects the regulation of a particular set of brain functions and related behaviors – attention span, hyperactivity and impulsivity.  You may relate ADHD to a childhood syndrome, but since it is a neuro-behavioral condition, most children…