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 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 […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on April 23, 2014
If you were a CIO trying to lead the business from the front and begin deeper transformation to digital/social engagement, what would be on your short list? I asked myself that question as I reviewed products based on some of the more interesting — or, in a few cases, only likely to be much-discussed — enterprise […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on April 5, 2014
I’m looking forward to traveling to Paris, France the week after next to provide the opening keynote to the Intersection Conference. Intersection is an intriguing new multi-disciplinary event organized by Milan Guenther that’s intended to explore how we should design our organizations for the future. Milan also wrote a terrific book by the same name, […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on March 29, 2014
After nearly a half-century of digital technology advancement — fueled by years of steady exponential gains from potent digital growth factors like Moore’s Law and Gilder’s Law — businesses are still at the crossroads when it comes to applying technology to their business. Despite decades of largely automating existing processes instead of fundamentally rethinking what they do in digital terms, our […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on March 27, 2014
Much has been made recently about one of the stand out trends of the times we live in: Everything is becoming infused with technology. Software is eating the world it is said. Some have claimed that next it might even eat the jobs, which to some degree is almost certainly the case. With only a […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on March 6, 2014
A seemingly esoteric question actually turns out to be vital for dealing effectively with the trend toward silos of communication everywhere, from social networks to online communities.
By Dion Hinchcliffe on March 3, 2014
Emerging tech often takes a while to get into the enterprise. This year’s watchlist shows that there’s plenty of hot new spaces to watch, while a few much older trends are just now reaching mainstream.