Sunday Still: Well done Dell…..
Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.
While a student at the University of Texas at Austin in 1984. Michael Dell founded the company as PCs Limited with capital of $1000; Operating from Michael Dell’s off-campus dormitory room at Dobie Center at the age of 19.
The company changed its name to “Dell Computer Corporation” in 1988
Michael became the youngest CEO to head a Fortune 500 company when the company was first included on the list in 1992. At present the company is one of the largest technological corporations in the world, employing more than 96,000 people worldwide. Dell is listed at #38 on the Fortune 500 (2010)
Dell is known to be the pioneers of e-commerce. From its early beginnings, Dell operated as a pioneer in the “configure to order” approach to manufacturing — delivering individual PCs configured to customer specifications that is custom built computers directly to end-users.