Chief Strategy Officer at 7Summits, Inc., Dion focuses on the topics of strategic online communities, workforce collaboration, digital transformation, 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. He is a judge for the famed CIO 100 Awards each year and works with the leadership teams of Fortune 500 and Global 2000 firms to drive successful digital change. He co-authored Web 2.0 Architectures for O'Reilly as well as the best-selling Social Business By Design (Spring, 2012) from Wiley.
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  1. Breaking down data silos in the cloud | Collaboration for Good

    […] Open API (code) means more easily integrated applications. There are certain code secrets that folks like Google and SalesForce will keep to themselves, but they’ve opened up quite a lot to allow 3rd party developers to thrive in their marketplace and make it even easier for clients to pass the IT hurdles. We’ll see this even more as the trend moves from marketplace apps to powerhouse HTML5 browser-based apps (SalesForce already made the move). Not surprisingly, Dion recently had a post professing the importance of API in years to come. […]