Dell Global Mobility Event & Twitter

DM - green I love it when I get to blog about Twitter. Lots of you out there in the blogosphere are aware that we are having a global mobility event tomorrow (Tuesday August 12—register here). We’re adding Twitter into the mix to have discussions and answer questions from folks in real-time online the event.

Users of Twitter, a free social networking and micro-blogging service, will be able to ask questions about Dell’s new products and the company will “tweet” the answers. Tweets are text-based posts up to 140 characters in length.

Sound interesting? If so anyone who wants to chat with us from 9am  – 10am PDT can  go to An even better way to track the conversation tomorrow is through this link on I’ll be part of a group that will be an

Dell folks will provide live updates online from the event in San Francisco, and from media events in London and New Delhi, India. Back in Round Rock Texas, I’ll be part of the team answering questions during the event. Anyone who has questions can send me a reply or a direct message to

Now for the event specifics:

What: Live event featuring demonstration of a new generation of fresh and innovative designs, extreme power-efficiency and connectivity that will allow users to work anytime, anywhere.

When: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. PDT

Where: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (151 3rd St., San Francisco, CA 94103)

How: If you want to register for the event itself, go to this link

Who: Dell executives on job for interviews include:

  • Jeff Clarke, senior vice president, Dell Product Group
  • Margaret Franco, director, Commercial Notebooks
  • Steve Belt, vice president, Business Client Engineering
  • Ken Musgrave, director, Commercial Experience Design Group

Also joining live from London via satellite uplink:

  • Mark Jarvis, Chief Marketing Officer

For more information about Dell’s use of social media to connect with online communities, visit

A few folks have asked me to post the Latitude video from today’s event. Here it is:

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