Dell Technologies' Policyhacks: The Vision
Dell News, July 22nd, 2020
July 22, 2020,
Volume 268, Issue 4

In 2015, Dell Technologies hosted its first PolicyHack in Austin, Texas to provide a platform for an interactive, competitive, hackathon that tasked participants to design solutions for pressing public policy challenges

"Held alongside that year's SXSW conference, we used the platform to connect local technology and entrepreneurship communities with policymakers, where participants pitched their solutions for building a stronger and more inclusive framework of tech policies to a panel of judges comprising of policymakers, think tanks, industry champions, and others. Though in its nascent form, it helped shine a spotlight on how new ideas could be generated and implemented to address some of the most pressing public policy challenges that we face around the world. With the transformations we are witnessing today, we plan to use these hacks to help inform and guide our efforts to tackle economic and social disparities..."

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