Sunday Feb 12, 2012

Spotlight on an office - Malaga!

Hello all and thanks for taking the time to read this! First of all, I’d like to introduce myself, my name is Carlos Martín Martínez and I’m an Associate Sales Consultant in the EMEA Presales Center based in Málaga. This leads me to explain two things: what is the EMEA Presales Center or EPC and why there’s an office in Málaga.

The EPC is a virtual resource for EMEA’s Presales organizations to assist them with all the back-office and remote work a Sales Consultant normally does, like preparing demos, presentations and delivering webcasts, in order to let the more experienced Sales Consultant spend more time delivering demos and spending time at the customer’s site. It started some years ago in Bangalore and was called iTech back then, then it reached Bucharest with the name of Presales Center (PSC) to be in a better time zone for European organizations to be later renamed as what we know now as EPC and finally starting in Málaga in 2010 for an even more localized service.

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Monday Aug 08, 2011

DAK company run in Potsdam

5:30 o’clock pm: The weather is really nice which means it is sunny. We meet at the Oracle banner in a very good mood. All of us are very excited and of course nervous. After half an hour the group with 23 participants has arrived. We all are wearing our beautiful t-shirts and our running numbers. The team are all in an excited and good mood for the photo and we talk about our possible times and make some jokes about the weather.

6 o’clock pm: Before running a good stretching and warm –up is important. The organizer has reserved a sport studio to do a warm up with all of the 1200 participants. It was a funny picture J

6:20 o’clock: The Oracle team goes unified to the starting area. The sky shows only different dark colors but the sun is lost. Our fears come true. We hope all together that it will not rain while we run but…

6:30 o’clock: …At the exact moment when the race is due to start, it starts to rain! Not very extreme but it starts. The speaker and the Potsdam Mayor request us to wait for the television. They will do a review about the company run.

6:35 o’clock: The mayor gives the signal to start with a pistol. That is also the signal for the sky to flood the earth. Within a few minutes all runners are extremely wet. The whole 4,6 kilometers you can’t see anything, you feel only wet and your shoes are heavy because of the big puddles on the ground.

After 30 minutes everyone in our team has finished the run. We had some non-alcoholic beer and water from above. It was a real pity that the party fell through but it was a great fun!

All in all it was a day that we all will remember.

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