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  • Blog Post: Four Ways the Internet of Things is Changing Product Design

    The Automation Technology Expo – Midwest conference is in progress outside Chicago this week with a track dedicated to ‘Going beyond M2M: The Industrial Internet of Things." Dell OEM Solutions is contributing to the conversation with a session on how the Internet of Things is changing...
  • Blog Post: A Broader Vision for Variabilization of IT

    Reduced risk is a key to many doors One of the most exciting trends sweeping the world of IT is also the hardest to say: variabilization. While it doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, for many companies it has become a seven-syllable synonym for success. Specifically, the variabilization of...
  • Blog Post: Practical Predictive Analytics and Decision Systems for Medicine

    Q&A with authors Tom Hill, Gary Miner and Linda Miner Last month, Elsevier/Academic Press published a new book titled “ Practical Predictive Analytics and Decision Systems for Medicine .” The book, which aims to give the healthcare industry a blueprint for leveraging predictive...
  • Blog Post: The Role of Visible Role Models in Closing the Gender Gap

    Last month , I joined the UN Foundation , UN Women, the GEDI Institute , and a group of policymakers, corporate leaders and NGOs in Washington, D.C. for a discussion on closing the opportunity gap for women, and we all agreed that the time is now to bring this issue to the forefront. The key take away...
  • Blog Post: Creating a Culture of Information Security During National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    I’ve often said to security teams I’ve led over the years, “You never want to waste a crisis,” and today’s headlines are filled with one security crisis after another. A couple of the largest retailers in the U.S. and a money-center bank are the latest to make news by losing...
  • Blog Post: ICYMI: World’s Thinnest Tablet Revealed by Michael Dell at IDF

    In case you missed it earlier this week, Apple wasn’t the only company showing off new products. “While you weren’t looking, Dell announced a crazy futuristic tablet,” said Gizmodo Dell CEO Michael Dell took the stage with Intel CEO Brian Krzanich during the opening keynote...
  • Blog Post: Helping Industrial Automation Systems Become a Little Bit Smarter

    The Industrial Automation (IA) compute space has traditionally had two clear segments – a low cost, ‘dumb’ controller market, and a high end, fully flexible ‘smart’ market. We are hearing from customers that a hybrid approach is increasingly needed as the industry slowly...
  • Blog Post: Security Strategy that Aligns to Business Needs

    We’re way past cream and sugar According to a popular coffee chain’s website, this is the way I should be ordering my daily cappuccino: Step 1: Hot or Iced Drink? Step 2: Coffee drinks come in four sizes. Which one? 8 oz., 12 oz., 16 oz., 20 oz. Step 3: Choose the drink beverage...
  • Blog Post: Beyond PCs: How Dell Became the Best Endpoint Expert in the Room

    Not long ago, our company made its living making and selling computers. We were good at what we did. Our hardware helped make PCs mainstream in the 90s. We were the number one computer company at the turn of the century—selling desktops, laptops, and servers to consumers and companies big and small...
  • Blog Post: Five Insights on the “Now” Frontier of Marketing

    By now, we’ve all heard the statistics that prove marketing and big data are converging and digital technology – social media, predictive analytics – has transformed marketing as we know it. Truth is, technology has disrupted the way we all do business and it’s everyone’s...
  • Blog Post: Join the Global Dialogue on Advancing Women Entrepreneurs

    Globally, entrepreneurial businesses account for roughly 70 percent of job creation and, in some emerging markets, more than 90 percent, according to Endeavor . Yet many countries don’t have legal, institutional and political conditions for entrepreneur-led businesses to scale and thrive. And there...
  • Blog Post: Security Will Become Adaptive, Human-Based, Say Dell 1-5-10 Participants

    With terms like hijack, Trojan, ransomware, backdoor, Snort and worm, the ever-evolving security threat landscape is certain to scare, overwhelm and confuse almost anyone. This has put many into a state of cognitive saturation where we can only process information about today’s known threats, nothing...
  • Blog Post: 5 Best Practices for Meeting the Mobility Security Challenge

    A universal theme among enterprise IT leaders I talk to is mobility, especially the rise of BYOD, and how it has made securing the enterprise increasingly complex and intimidating. This isn’t surprising given that in our recent Dell global security survey , 93 percent of decision makers allow...
  • Blog Post: Can Cloud Power the Future UK Tech Economy?

    Author Note: This is a guest post by Nick Hyner, director of Cloud Services for EMEA at Dell On 12th June, we held a cloud roundtable event in London. The aim was to facilitate a relaxed discussion around the question ‘Can cloud power the future UK tech economy?’ looking at the opportunities...
  • Blog Post: Pulling the Andon Cord on Old Technology at the Big M

    The President of Magna International Closures, Frank Seguin, captured a common frustration while at the Big M Event in Detroit in last week. “My 11 year old can edit his Minecraft world with his friends from anywhere but I walk into one of my factories and it’s a different world.” ...
  • Blog Post: Taking Dell’s Entrepreneurial Spirit Global

    Entrepreneurs are disproportionately the source of global economic growth, jobs and innovation. They are the engine that drives the world economy, creating ~70 percent of jobs globally and as much as 91 percent in some emerging markets ( Endeavor ). Earlier this week, I had the honor of participating...
  • Blog Post: Dell Helps Businesses Connect and Unleash their Best Mobile Workforce

    Today, we live in a world where we expect connectivity—from the moment we wake up to the sound of our mobile phone alarm to when we crawl into bed with our eBooks. We look to our fitness apps to keep us on a healthy track and our online calendars to flag important events. The millennial generation...
  • Blog Post: “You can’t fake that!” And Other Comments from the Dell Annual Analyst Conference (DAAC)

    …said Founder and Chief Analyst of TECHnalysis Research, Bob O’Donnell, of the enthusiasm and renewed energy so palpable among Dell leaders at the Dell Annual Analyst Conference in Austin (DAAC), Texas. He and the other analysts, sourcing advisors and customers shared the positive sentiment...
  • Blog Post: The Power of Being Informed

    Transform , Connect , Inform and Protect are the four pillars of Dell Services solutions that define what we do for our customers. In my last post, we explored why seamless, trouble-free connection for an organization’s employees and customers across multiple platforms and devices is so important...
  • Blog Post: Fostering the Potential of Women Entrepreneurs to Affect the World

    At Dell, we’re not ones for just sitting around too long. So, it’s no surprise that only two days after our Dell Annual Industry Analyst Conference (#DAAC), we’re hosting our Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (#DWEN) conference , co-sponsored by Intel . While DAAC was focused...
  • Blog Post: Welcome to the Real World Gen Y Workforce

    Last Tuesday, May 20 th , we had the pleasure of hosting a Gen Y Workforce Think Tank at the #DellVenue in New York. We brought together students, professionals and career experts to discuss how the workplace and workforce are evolving and priorities of both universities and employers as they look to...
  • Blog Post: Dell Announces New Sustainability Initiatives at Fortune Brainstorm Green

    At Fortune Brainstorm Green this week, Dell took some big strides in advancing our 2020 Legacy of Good Plan with the announcement of some exciting new sustainability initiatives designed to increase the ways that its IT solutions make lasting contributions to the planet. We’re excited to be the...
  • Blog Post: In Defense of Intuition

    If you live and work at the intersection of marketing and technology, like me, you’re probably drawn to stories in which technological innovation helps real-world organizations push the boundaries. That’s why the intertwining of sports and analytics fascinates me. Professional sports teams...
  • Blog Post: Innovation in Teaching and Learning Continues in North Carolina

    Recently, we were pleased to continue the success of the Dell Innovation in Teaching and Learning Think Tank series by joining the North Carolina Business Committee for Education (NCBCE), a nonpartisan and nonprofit organization located in the office of Governor Pat McCrory, in a conversation on teacher...
  • Blog Post: “Primp Your Profile” – Building a powerful employment brand

    One of the most important questions I’ve ever asked was, “What would happen if every Dell team member had a robust profile on LinkedIn?” Out of that question, an idea was born. It was July of 2011. I was new in my role as head of Talent Acquisition for North and Latin America. My...