November 8, 2006
Web 2.0 Pioneers Join Forces to Help the Enterprise Grasp the Web 2.0 Opportunity
Practical Training and Consulting Services Offer a Jumpstart into the Web 2.0 Era
Web 2.0 Summit, San Francisco, CA--Web 2.0 pioneers
Hinchcliffe & Company and O’Reilly Media, Inc. today announced a strategic
partnership to deliver the power of Web 2.0 to forward-thinking corporate
executives, inspired entrepreneurs, and leading-edge developers. The two
industry leaders are working together to deliver premier educational and
consulting services to businesses worldwide. The centerpiece of their
offering is a series of hands-on workshops on applying Web 2.0 to the
specific business challenges companies face, featuring customized sessions
for management, sales and marketing staff, and developers.
At a time when many businesses are recognizing that they must embrace the
power of Web 2.0 or be at a competitive disadvantage, O'Reilly and
Hinchcliffe offer visionary yet practical help for businesses seeking to
transform and maximize their business models, products, and services.
Hinchcliffe & Company is an Alexandria, Virginia based global leader in high-end consulting on Web 2.0
transformation and Enterprise 2.0. It also provides world class training
and educational seminars under the aegis of Web 2.0 University, which
includes such offerings as Web 2.0 Bootcamp, Ajax Bootcamp, and Enterprise
2.0 Academy. It is headed by renowned Web 2.0 pioneer Dion Hinchcliffe who
has led the industry in evolving thinking around Web 2.0. He writes for
ZDNet and the SOA Web Services Journal and edits the highly touted Web 2.0
Journal and internationally respected AjaxWorld Magazine.
O’Reilly Media, Inc. coined the term “Web 2.0” and is recognized worldwide as a leader in defining and energizing the
next generation of web development. Long the information source for
serious technologists, O’Reilly now delivers the knowledge of "alpha
geeks" to business users in print, in person, and online. O’Reilly
co-produces the Web 2.0 Summit and Web 2.0 Expo.
Combining O’Reilly's services to corporations and the developer community
with Hinchcliffe & Company’s education and training services, the
Hinchcliffe/O’Reilly strategic partnership is an unmatched provider of Web
2.0 information, education, and training.
Dion Hinchcliffe, CEO of Hinchcliffe & Co. expressed his enthusiasm for
the new alliance: “We’re thrilled to work with O’Reilly Media to deliver
the very best education and consulting services to the rapidly emerging
Web 2.0 community. O’Reilly Media has been in the forefront of identifying
and describing the Web 2.0 phenomenon. Coupled with our success in raising
the level of knowledge about the Web’s next generation, this new strategic
partnership is uniquely positioned to help organizations around the world
transform their business models, products, and services to dominate the
Denise Kalos, VP, Corporate Solutions at O'Reilly, concurs, "This new
partnership with Hinchcliffe & Company is a great strategic fit with
O'Reilly's Corporate Solutions offerings. Hinchcliffe has a deep
understanding of Web 2.0 and extensive experience in helping businesses
grasp the opportunities it presents. As the implications of Web 2.0
continue to expand outside the technology sector, the solutions we've
jointly offering will give corporations a crucial edge in pursuing the Web
2.0 opportunity. We're excited to be working with Hinchcliffe to deliver
Hinchcliffe & Company on the Web at www.hinchcliffeandco.com.
O’Reilly Media on the Web at www.oreilly.com.
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
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