Dell Weekly Recap
Welcome to the latest edition of Dell’s Weekly Recap, your guide to the week's Dell-related news and happenings.
TOP STORY OF THE WEEK
Taking the lead on banning e-waste exports
Most people today clamour for the latest gadgets and electronics, be it a new 3D TV or a just-released smart phone. But how many people ever think about where these old or obsolete objects go? Crystynna Ewe is one of those. Ewe is the regional head of Dell’s Take Back department for Asia Pacific and Japan. In this capacity, she oversees the recycling, reuse and reduction of discarded computers and other IT (information technology) items. She also leads other environmental and CSR efforts in the company such as community service.
5 STORIES ABOUT DELL
Yes to tech: How Dell powers skincare brand Yes To – June 18, 2013
“We want to democratize beauty,” says Ido Leffler, co-founder of Yes To beauty products. The international organic skincare brand has achieved widespread acclaim thanks to its sleek and modern packaging, good-for-you ingredients and inspiring company philosophy. Yes To is now the second best-selling natural beauty line in America, bringing to fruition the company mission of making organic beauty more accessible.
Grow-as-you-go is new tech priority – June 14, 2013
CIOs should to be builders rather than big-time investors, marking an evolutionary shift from the way technology decisions were made in the past, according to Angela Pedersoli, chief operating officer of BMS Telecorp at the Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network conference last week.
Dell Software sets sights on BYOD and cloud – June 19, 2013
Promoting awareness and understanding of Dell’s software strategy, John Swainson, president, Dell Software Group, has shared insight into Dell’s role in BYOD and cloud, and how this helps customers deal with complex threats to their information security.
Being the Change: Paying It Forward with Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network – June 19, 2013
Although the number of women-owned businesses is rising, women still face a steeper uphill climb than men when it comes to starting and running businesses. In the U.S., for example, women own about 30% of all non-farm, privately held U.S. firms. Women-owned businesses are concentrated in industry sectors where firms are usually smaller, and average sales/receipts for their businesses are only 25% of average sales/receipts for businesses that men own.
Alienware 17: Conclusion – June 11, 2013
Praised for its “outstanding” performance and overall build quality, the Alienware 17 laptop, in its fifth generation, received an “Editor’s Choice” award.
TOP 5 Direct2Dell POSTS (June 15 – June 21)
- Enhanced PartnerDirect Program Offers Channel Partners More Paths to Profit
- Workplace flexibility: the secret weapon for cracking gender diversity in business?
- Andi Karaboutis, Chief Information Officer, has big plans for IT
- Dell Next-Generation Firewalls Render Competitors’ Traditional Firewalls Obsolete
- There’s a new training in town: PowerEdge VRTX
Press Release(s) (June 15 – June 21)
- Dell Outstrips the Competition as Customers Globally Increasingly Select Dell Enterprise Solutions to Innovate Their Business
- Dell Helps Redstation Grow Business by 70 Percent a Year
- Dell Special Committee Responds to Icahn’s Latest Proposal
- Jordan Engineering Leverages Dell Technology to Ensure High Availability and Security for its Customers’ Mission Critical Systems; Company Joins Dell PartnerDirect Channel Program
- Dell Customer Genworth Lifestyle Protection Wins Celent’s Annual ‘Model Insurer’ Award
- Dell Software Enables ‘Connected Intelligence’ with New Release of Toad for Oracle and Redesigned Toad World community