Dion Hinchcliffe

Dion Hinchcliffe is an expert in information technology, business strategy, and next-generation enterprises. He is currently Chief Strategy Officer at the digital business transformation firm Adjuvi. A veteran of enterprise IT, Dion has been working for two decades with leading-edge methods to bridge the widening gap between business and technology. He has extensive practical experience with enterprise technologies and he consults, advises, and writes prolifically on social business, IT, and enterprise architecture. Dion still works in the trenches with clients in the Fortune 1000, government, and Internet startup community. He is also a sought-after keynote speaker and is co-author of several books on 2.0 subjects including Web 2.0 Architectures from O'Reilly as well as the best-selling Social Business By Design from John Wiley & Sons (May, 2012.)

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CRM investments ramp due to social media and smart mobility

CRM investments ramp due to social media and smart mobility

New forms of customer relationship management are moving to the forefront of enterprise capabilities as companies begin a new era of investment in the function, says new data. But are companies really ready to get more social and mobile, or they just reacting to seemingly irresistible customer demand? The companies that understand how to employ new CRM trends strategically seem most likely to benefit.

May 6, 2012 by in Mobility

Enterprise 2.0 success: News Corp

Enterprise 2.0 success: News Corp

Even though the media industry is being profoundly impacted by the rise of new forms of digital and social media, that doesn't mean they can't use these technologies effectively. As we continue our series on large-scale social business success stories, we examine what News Corp. has accomplished with its internal social network, OurNews.

May 5, 2012 by in Social Enterprise

Social business around the world

Social business around the world

We often think of social business as primarily a Western phenemenon, my trip last week across Asia and Eastern Europe shows that it's truly global, and sometimes quite different when it comes to platforms, business models, and expectations.

April 24, 2012 by in China

Enterprise 2.0 success: Yum! Brands

Enterprise 2.0 success: Yum! Brands

Overcoming the organizational challenges to geographic distribution of employees is one of the primary use cases for enterprise social software. Part 5 in our ten part series on Enterprise 2.0 success stories explores how global fast food leader Yum! brands rolled out social networking to virtually all of their corporate back office workers.

February 26, 2012 by in Social Enterprise

Enterprise 2.0 success: BASF

Enterprise 2.0 success: BASF

Industrial giant BASF wanted to bring its employees together and drive better business performance, but needed to ensure it was heading in the right direction and that uptake would ultimately succeed. Here's the story of how they achieved rapid viral growth of their Enterprise 2.0 platform last year.

February 15, 2012 by in Social Enterprise

Consumerization in 2012: Cloud and mobile blurs into other people's IT

Consumerization in 2012: Cloud and mobile blurs into other people's IT

We are not far from a tipping point in IT where the majority of business solutions come from workers and the lines of business via the cloud and newer mobile platforms. While this is a sea change in the way we look at software and data ownership and management, it's clearly under way. What will happen to the traditional IT department as consumerization takes place and what should organizations do to get ready?

January 24, 2012 by in Mobility

Social business and enterprise usage: The lessons

Social business and enterprise usage: The lessons

The data keeps coming in: The sale of social business software continues to rise and is forecast to continue rising for years. But does that translate into adoption? New data shows that while adoption is slowing, it's indeed happening, with real benefits. If so, what are the most useful lessons we can take away from the early pioneers?

December 16, 2011 by in CXO

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