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  • Blog Post: Potential SXSW 2012 panels from Dell folks: Time to vote

    The folks behind the South by Southwest (SXSW) event opened up the PanelPicker for voting last week. Those of you who have attended or follow SXSW Interactive know that voting is part of the process to determine which of the thousands of panels submitted actually will happen at the event in March 2012...
  • Blog Post: Forbes & Dell to Welcome Industry CMOs for a Forum on Social Media

    Marketers have social on their mind and on their wish list. A new report out this week from Awareness looks into the state of social media marketing and offered some interesting insights into what marketers want from social media, what their business objectives are, and how they measure their efforts...
  • Blog Post: #DWEN: Dell Empowering Women Challenge

    Fresh off an exciting DSIC Awards this month and being at DWEN this week with Karen and team, I’m really excited about today’s announcement of a spotlight channel to find solutions to empower women and girls. The Dell Empowering Women Challenge is part of the Dell Social Innovation Challenge...
  • Blog Post: Our Commitment to Pay It Forward

    I’m so excited to be at Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network ( DWEN ) event in Istanbul, Turkey this week. The theme for this year’s event is Pay it Forward , and we ha’ve been exploring how women can grow and scale their businesses. Pay it Forward is a movement to harnesses the...
  • Blog Post: China at SXSW

    I attended an interesting panel yesterday— International Business in China for Fun and Profit at SXSW. Kris Krug ( Raincity Studios ) hosted the discussion by Christine Lu ( The China Business Network ), Andrew Lih (author of The Wikipedia Revolution ), Sage Brennan ( Pacific Sun Investment...
  • Blog Post: Dell at SXSW 2011

    It’s that time of the year… SXSW Interactive 2011 is almost upon us. I’m amazed every year to see just how much is going on. Before I get into the Dell details, a few things… there are tons of SXSWi tips posts that are probably being written out there this very second. Here...
  • Blog Post: An EcoGeek at CES 2008 – Day 1

    When Dell asked me to guest blog for them at the Consumer Electronics Show 2008 in Las Vegas I knew I was in for something interesting... a show for an industry renowned for planned obsolescence, held in a city that leaves the lights on every night, seems like a weird place to unveil a new thrust in...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 9 Beta Looking Good

    I’m here in San Francisco for the Internet Explorer 9 Beta Launch event and the crowd is excited. Microsoft has listened to us (Website developers, Dell and you) to create a browsing experience that gets out of the way and allows us to enjoy the web in a whole new way. Dean Hachamovitch (CVP...
  • Blog Post: Dell Digital Life Twitter Sweepstakes (Closed)

    Join us as we launch our newest Dell Twitter account, @DellDigitalLife ! Dell Digital Life is intended to be a source of two-way conversation on the latest in Dell consumer and electronic products, as well as news and activities that have a bearing on our digital lifestyles. Whether it’s audio...
  • Blog Post: Our Executive Social Marketing Bootcamp Happens Tomorrow

    On the heels of the Social Commerce Summit , we’re partnering with Bazaarvoice and the folks at Radian6 to kick off our first Executive Social Marketing Bootcamp . Tomorrow morning, I’ll be heading down to the University of Texas campus along with several key folks responsible for supporting...
  • Blog Post: Virtual Hype Will Lead to Immersive Internet

    I was recently asked to speak at the Virtual Worlds Conference and Expo (VW08) in Los Angeles as part of a panel on virtual worlds in the workplace. One of my fellow panelists from PricewaterhouseCoopers was interviewed on CNBC while there. It was a great opportunity not only to share what Dell is doing...
  • Blog Post: Switched On: HDTV Learning Event Happens Tomorrow 8pm EST

    I saw that Chris Byrd had already blogged about this last week, but wanted to remind folks that tomorrow we are kicking off the inaugural edition of a series called Switched On, which is a live webcast devoted to helping you make sense of different technology topics. The first one will be dedicated to...
  • Blog Post: Direct2Dell Week in Review 6-1-08

    Sorry for being late with this. Let me just jump right in. D6: Last week,the D6: All Things Digital conference kicked off lots of conversations in the blogosphere. That previous link highlights several of those discussions, but for those that don't want to click through, Steve Ballmer and Bill...
  • Blog Post: Firefox 3 Arrives

    Not surprisingly, Firefox 3.0 is front and center on Techmeme right now. Lots of folks like Eric Shonfeld have blogged about the initial problems getting to the Download Day site . The main Firefox 3.0 download page is up and running—I just downloaded and installed the final version of Firefox...
  • Blog Post: Dell Lounge is at it again – this time X Games marks the spot

    Yesterday Dell laced up its kicks and threw on a helmet as an official sponsor of X Games 15 in Los Angeles. Over the next 3 days, the Dell Lounge will come alive as a creative hub of design, self expression and excitement. Inside the interactive Dell Lounge, fans can try the Transposer, superimposing...
  • Blog Post: My Thoughts on Dell & Twitter and Where This is Going

    It's been a few weeks since @StefanieatDell blogged about @DellOutlet reaching $2 million in sales. Much of the reaction in the blogosphere and Twittersphere was positive, but some folks questioned the relative significance of $2 million in revenue compared to Dell's overall revenue. Still others...
  • Blog Post: Why Customer Oxygen Matters to Dell

    Last week, some folks from Dell took part in Bazaarvoices' Social Commerce Summit 2010 . Manish Mehta, who leads a big part of all of our efforts in social media was invited to be part of a talented agenda of speakers . You can check out the highlights of the event here . On a related note, Dell...
  • Blog Post: Dell Gives Healthcare IT a Booster Shot at HIMSS09

    Hello from HIMSS! I’m in Chicago this week along with the Dell Healthcare team at HIMSS09 . What is HIMSS you ask? Well, it’s the world’s largest Healthcare IT conference and attracts an international audience. For me it has been a great opportunity to see Dell Americas team in action...
  • Blog Post: TechCrunch in Austin

    Yesterday TechCrunch held a panel discussion in Austin on the importance and history of grassroot campaigns on the web that featured perspectives from a diverse group of panelists. I was excited to be an invited member of the panel and more interested to hear the directions a topic like “grassroot...
  • Blog Post: My Thoughts on Blog Potomac & More

    Last week, I had the pleasure of being one of the speakers at Blog Potomac , an event that was well-organized and driven by Geoff Livingston and Debbie Weil . It was an honor for me to be part of such a strong group of social media folks. Simon Heseltine wrote a wrap up post and also summarized each...
  • Blog Post: Join the ReGeneration @ CES and Beyond

    Earlier, I mentioned that ReGeneration activities will be part of what Dell is doing at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) show. At our Eco-innovation booth, we'll be interviewing folks who stop by to have discussions about the environment. Here's the first video . And speaking o video, here's...
  • Blog Post: Mommy Blogging - The Way I Understand It

    I’ve been referred to as a “Mommy Blogger” several times in recent history. I’ve never really warmed-up to that title, feeling it is just not accurate. Sure I am a Mom, but does that mean I am a Mommy Blogger? My only gig is to blog here at Dell, and my focus is not motherhood...
  • Blog Post: Sharing UK experiences on B2B social media

    Note from Lionel: Below is a guest post from Neville Hobson . He and Shel Holtz continue to be a big influence on me as a blogger and communicator. If you're interested in social media and its impact on communications not already familiar with their podcast For Immediate Release , I urge you to check...
  • Blog Post: Win the Ultimate SuperProm

    Starting today Juniors and Seniors in high schools across the US can enter to win the ultimate SuperProm for their school. To enter, students can take their Flip cam , cell phone or other gadget to record a quick, 60 seconds or less video explaining why their school deserves to win. Starting February...
  • Blog Post: Netroots

    The ReGeneration Team is joining forces with Grist.org to report on the “green” conversation at this week’s Netroots Nation . We’ll be roving the halls and streets of downtown Austin asking attendees their impressions of the event and whether Netroots bloggers and candidates running...