Seven Dell Technologies World Sessions on IT at Dell

Join us in person or online to learn more on how we do IT inside Dell, from data management, to DevOps, to multi-cloud, to innovating at the edge.

Customers frequently ask us how we use our own products and services to run our own infrastructure—and we’re more than happy to share what we do and what we’ve learned. This year at Dell Technologies World we are offering seven sessions—six in person and one online—that do exactly that. These sessions hosted by Dell Digital—Dell’s IT and eCommerce organization—give you the opportunity to meet with our own IT practitioners, hear what we’re doing inside Dell IT, and ask us all your burning questions. Our sessions run the gamut from data management,  DevOps, multi-cloud and to innovating at the edge—and we can’t wait to tell you more.

Read on for details on our sessions and how you can attend.

Learn How CIOs Can Create a Lasting Impact towards Digital Transformation

As the pace of change intensifies and digital transformation initiatives accelerate, CIOs are increasingly at the forefront of preparing their organizations for what’s next. Hear first-hand from Dell Technologies Chief Digital Officer Jen Felch and Senior Vice President, IT, Betsy Davis about business imperatives we’re embracing inside Dell—from how we’re building our multi-cloud strategy, to embracing the future of work at scale, to innovating with data and applications anywhere. Watch online live or on-demand after May 2.

Building a Multi-Cloud Experience to Increase Speed, Agility, and Innovation

Whether it’s private clouds, public clouds, or SaaS applications, IT organizations everywhere are increasingly embracing a multi-cloud world for speed, agility and increased innovation. We are no exception. Senior Director, Software Engineer IT Raj Markala and Director, Software Engineer IT Suzan Pickett share more on Dell’s own multi-cloud journey, including how we’re building a foundation to provide a consistent and modern developer experience, on-demand infrastructure and automation to our users. Session ID 5501P. Attend in person.

Empower Productivity from Anywhere: Best Practices to Deliver a Premium Employee Experience

Dell Technologies has a long history of flexible work. However, the shift to a more distributed, remote working environment has created new challenges. The modern workforce is looking for more meaningful work with the flexibility, productivity, security and premium technology experiences they have come to expect. Vice President, IT, JP Glick shares how Dell IT is adapting to the evolving needs of the global workforce to include: personas, data-driven intelligence, modern support and collaboration and more secure access everywhere. Session ID 5502P. Attend in person.

Unlocking the Value of Dell Technologies Data Footprint

Data is the fuel driving digital transformation across every organization. But the challenge is finding it, collecting it, and making it work in a fast, secure and compliant way to create new value and drive innovation. Vice President, IT, Will Hudson and Senior Consultant, IT Architecture Attila Finta share how we protect and maximize the potential of our own data to power our business units through a data-first culture, data as-a-product and a foundational architecture built for this data decade. Session ID 5506P. Attend in person.

Increase Agility and Simplify Infrastructure Management with Software-Defined Storage

Organizations need the agility to respond quickly to ever-changing business needs. This requires more flexibility, choice and predictability in how technology is consumed. Senior Consultant, IT Infrastructure, Jim Hall discusses how Dell IT standardized its storage strategy to make storage simple, aligned to the business, and able to be provisioned on-demand. Session ID 5503P. Attend in person.

Learn How Dell IT is Building Resilient Supply Chains with VxRail and Smart Manufacturing

Vice President, IT, Ramesh Jampula and Senior Director, Software Engineer, IT, Sujai Thomas share how we’re achieving cloud-like capabilities on-premises with VxRail, enabling factory as an edge and accelerating edge use cases across our global manufacturing sites. We will share our lessons learned and benefits achieved, including how we’re making our manufacturing units more connected, agile, secure, efficient and resilient to supply chain constraints. Session ID 5505P. Attend in person.

Optimizing the Developer Experience with an Automated Multi-Cloud and DevOps Approach

A key component to delivering services and capabilities to the business faster is increasing code quality and developer productivity. CTO and Senior Vice President, Technology Transformation and Services, Dell Digital, Jaynene Hapanowicz and Cross Product Lead, Technology Transformation, Dell Digital, Nitya Seth share how our optimized developer experience is doing exactly that. We’ll dive deep into our fully automated cloud with a catalog of robust services as well as our fully automated DevOps pipeline. You’ll walk away with an appreciation for how a great developer experience can transform IT into a center of innovation within your company. Session ID 5504P. Attend this breakout session in person.

Join Us

We invite you to join us either in person or online during Dell Technologies World 2022. Across all these sessions we’ll be on-hand to share our best practices peer-to-peer, answer questions, and get to know you. Here’s where you can register.

About the Author: Jaynene Hapanowicz

Jaynene Hapanowicz is CTO and Senior Vice President of Technology Transformation and Services Development for Dell Digital, the global IT organization that supports Dell Technologies. In her role, she leads Dell Digital’s transformation, cultivating emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, automation and machine learning, as well as advancing organization-wide adoption of DevOps and creating an industry-leading developer and data science experience. She’s also responsible for the Services application development organization that builds the solutions which enable Dell to effectively serve its customers. Jaynene’s organization employs a product-centric model where Dell Digital team members partner directly with the business using a simplified and streamlined approach to develop, test and deliver new products and capabilities. The result – processes and technologies that enable IT to drive incremental value for the business and improve the customer experience. Previously, Jaynene led Dell’s infrastructure and platform engineering, IT Operations as well as Network and Call Center Technology Services. She has spearheaded numerous strategic initiatives including the deployments of private and hybrid Cloud Services, the Dell/EMC Integration and numerous technology conversions such as Software Defined Network and CI/CD Pipeline Services. Jaynene also directed the transformation of Dell’s global call center services — automating the processes of 30,000 agents leveraging technology to drive a positive customer experience. A collaborative leader, Jaynene is known for strengthening interlocks across teams and developing agile frameworks that efficiently and rapidly deliver business value. Before joining Dell in 2013, Jaynene served as the Vice President of Global Network and Call Center Technology Services at Wyndham Worldwide/Cendant Corporation. She began her career at MCI Corporation after obtaining an MBA from State University of New York at Buffalo and a BA from Canisius College. Jaynene and her husband live in Austin, Texas. She likes to spend her free time with her dogs, cat and her two daughters.