Chief Strategy Officer at Adjuvi, Dion focuses on the topics of workforce collaboration, digital transformation, Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0, Social Business, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), open business models, and next-generation enterprises. His thought leadership can be found on ZDNet, On Web Strategy, InformationWeek, ebizQ, and the Adjuvi Blog. He co-authored Web 2.0 Architectures for O'Reilly and the just-published Social Business By Design (Spring, 2012) from Wiley.
By Dion Hinchcliffe on August 4, 2014
One of the most striking things I seen when watching organizations make the transition from legacy industrial models of working to new network-based models, is that we keep trying to employ the new tools and ideas in the same old ways. Certainly, it’s quite hard to unlearn the old methods, so deeply instilled are they […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on June 11, 2014
Are we to add the Internet of Things to the pantheon of top strategic technology prioritiesfor the decade? That’s the question increasingly in front of IT decision makers these days as tech vendors add the buzzphrase to their marketing and practitioners evaluate the rapidly growing array of related tools and technologies. That’s not to say there’s […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on May 28, 2014
Much has been made recently of the imperative to fully transition our businesses into the modern digital world. It now hardly needs to be said at this point. There is even some encouraging news for traditional enterprises: The latest data from Forrester shows that companies are indeed at long last making digital transformation a top […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on May 27, 2014
Two tracks seem to be emerging with today’s enterprise collaboration tools. Either they’re becoming full-sized suites with the kitchen sink, or they’re focusing making a few core features work better than anyone else.
By Dion Hinchcliffe on May 15, 2014
The management concepts that have evolved as social media has transformed global communication are now resulting in meaningful changes in the enterprise.
By Dion Hinchcliffe on May 14, 2014
Making the online side of an enterprise a success on par with the legacy line of business has become an imperative in many organizations this year. At long last, digital transformation initiatives are gaining budgets and traction with leadership back…
By Dion Hinchcliffe on May 12, 2014
Many of you know that over the last several years I’ve tried to make the case that most organizations are currently falling behind the advancing pace of technological change. That business is so centered around technology today is the reason why addressing this has become a top competitive issue. Becoming better adapted to tech change […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on May 5, 2014
While smart mobile devices, SaaS, and social software ushered in a wave of major change in the workplace, that’s nothing compared to what’s coming.
By Dion Hinchcliffe on May 1, 2014
The world of enterprise online communities is one of the more interesting phenemona of social business. For one, it’s not considered very glamorous, attached as it is typically to older, less exciting traditional businesses. Nor are they on the cutting edge of high technology, often making use of simple social tools like online forums. But […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on April 28, 2014
Over the last year or so, a fascinating bow wave of interest has been converging on a growing cadre of companies who appear to be doing something quite novel and seemingly new. Specifically, these organizations have apparently thrown off many of the traditional structures and processes of corporate management. Interestingly, all of these organizations are […]