Weekly Recap: Dell in the News – December 9 edition

 Welcome to the latest edition of the Weekly Recap, your guide to the week's Dell-related news and happenings. 

Story of the Week

Executive Profiles: Disruptive Tech Leaders In Cloud Computing — Rick Nucci, Dell Boomi Forbes – Dec. 3, 2011
Rick is the founder and CTO of Dell Boomi, responsible for product management and engineering. He is considered an industry expert on SaaS & Cloud integration, multi-tenant architecture, and application programming interface (API) design and best practices.

Other Dell News

Dell's Evolving Workforce Research Program CNBC Video – Dec. 6, 2011
Amit Midha, President, Consumer & Small Business for APJ, Dell talks about how technology is changing the way people work. A recent survey by Dell discussed globalisation's rise due to technology.

Dell, Salesforce.com Deepen Partnership Around SMB Cloud App Delivery PCWorld – Dec. 7, 2011
Dell is rounding out its cloud CRM (customer relationship management) service with the addition of Salesforce.com's Service Cloud customer-service software, the companies announced Wednesday.

When It Comes to Social Media, How Big Are Your Company’s Ears? Forbes – Dec. 8, 2011
In the social enterprise, employees collaborate easily and use social media to connect with customers as they never could before. The social enterprise is about listening, analyzing and engaging with your customers and employees.

How Does Dell Spell Innovation? Stock Buyback Forbes – Dec. 8, 2011
With personal computer sales slowing, cheap competition growing, and a key competitor in a mess of its own making, it’s perfectly reasonable for investors to expect solid Dell (DELL) to make a bold move.

An Interview with Dell's Procurement Director on Environmental Sustainability Forbes – Dec. 8, 2011
Building upon the Opportunity Green Business Conference held in November, I interviewed Oliver Campbell, Director of Procurement at Dell. We discussed sustainable packaging, their recent partnership with EcoCradle Mushroom Packaging, doing good as good business, and much more.

Dell Press Releases

Popular Direct2 Dell Posts

Industry Quotes & Insight

"For Dell, it (Salesforce.com partnership) gives them another way to add value to the relationship with their customers. Rather than just selling hardware, it's something that lets customers see them as a solution provider." – Denis Pombriant, managing principal of Beagle Research PCWorld

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