Acquisition provides access to an engaged community providing rich foundation for research and dialogue
AUSTIN, Texas, April 22, 2010 Dachis Group announced today the acquisition of Austin, Texas-based The 2.0 Adoption Council, continuing the growth of the international firm and enabling engagement with some of the most progressive practitioners of Social Business inside large, global organizations.
The acquisition of The 2.0 Adoption Council offers a window into a community of over 175 active practitioners engaged in social business strategies, programs and tools. Dachis Group will engage, participate and collaborate as part of the Council’s authentic dialogue on the opportunities and challenges of social business.
“When I heard Jeff Dachis’ vision for the future of business, I immediately knew I had found a home for the Council,” said Susan Scrupski, Founder of The 2.0 Adoption Council. “I know that Council members share his enthusiasm to spearhead this new, exciting path towards a more networked, collaborative way of doing business.”
“Tapping into the collective intelligence of the Council will provide a real time view of the issues and opportunities associated with business transformation as it’s happening on the ground,” said Peter Kim, Managing Director of Dachis Group’s North American operations. “I am honored to be working with Susan, a visible leader in the E2.0 space, as well as the community of experts she has cultivated. We are excited to be able to invest in programs that will accelerate the learning and sharing opportunities for businesses making the serious investment in Social Business.”
“The 2.0 Adoption Council is a rare collection of vanguard individuals experimenting with and practicing Social Business inside large scale global companies,” said Jeffrey Dachis, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Dachis Group. “While there has been a lot of talking, this group is doing Social Business Design. Susan’s leadership in this space has been inspiring.” Added Dachis, “Engaging with this community is an important development in advancing our long term vision. The community, our team, and our clients will benefit immensely.”
Susan Scrupski will join Dachis Group as Executive Director, The 2.0 Adoption Council, reporting to Jeffrey Dachis, Chief Executive Officer and will be based out of Austin, Texas.
About The 2.0 Adoption Council
The 2.0 Adoption Council is a member-driven peer forum of business and IT leaders from large organizations intent on sharing concrete experiences, examining business implications, learning from peers and creating and capturing value from the emergent, unstructured data associated with Web 2.0 / Enterprise 2.0. The objective is to gain insight on innovative business practices using 2.0 tools, processes and strategies. Basic membership is free to charter members.
The Council is open to market leaders who are actively engaged in delivering a 2.0 initiative. The Council conducts research culled from the collective intelligence of contributing members, but the mission of the Council is to be a resource for ideas and inspiration for Council members. It also serves to recognize individuals and companies that are succeeding with 2.0 adoption initiatives. The Council provides a variety of benefits to members including real time market intelligence, industry research, access to resources in the Enterprise 2.0 community, as well as opportunities for industry recognition via programs such as webinars, workshops, and awards.
About Dachis Group
Dachis Group has developed a framework for Social Business Design by addressing organizational change across business systems, process, and culture.
Dachis Group provides professional management consulting and advisory services, process design, program development and management services, as well as marketing communication and technical implementation services across three main practice areas: Customer Participation and Engagement, Workforce Collaboration, and Business Partner Optimization.
Dachis Group serves global companies including: Alcatel, AXA, BP, Best Buy, British Airways, Citigroup, Coca-Cola, DeVry University, Intuit, Southern Company and Yum! Brands.
Dachis Group (Dachis Corporation, Inc.) was created to unlock the value of social technologies for large corporate enterprises. Founded in 2008, by Jeffrey Dachis, Dachis Group services companies all around the globe, and is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices in London, England, and Sydney Australia. Dachis Group operates as Dachis Group, Headshift, part of the Dachis Group, and The 2.0 Adoption Council, part of the Dachis Group.
The company’s strategy is backed by a commitment from Austin Ventures to build and grow organically and through acquisitions.
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