With an active user base more than double the size of the population of Russia, Twitter has evolved into one of the top resources for professionals in just about every field. The social media platform allows users to fill their timelines with whatever they find most interesting, and can act as a great educational tool. Further, enterprise professionals can quickly connect with thought leaders, solution providers and technology pundits to familiarize themselves with trends, best practices, and product news relevant to any vertical. As a result, Solutions Review has compiled a list of the top 10 Twitter personalities to follow to turn your feed into a veritable treasure trove of insightful information.
April Reeve: April is a Strategic Advisory Consultant at EMC, assisting in the implementation of Data Governance, including Big Data. April is an expert in multiple Data Management disciplines including Data Integration, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, and Master Data Management. Reeve is the author of Managing Data in Motion: Data Integration Best Practice Techniques and Technologies. Follow now.
Noel Yuhanna: Noel is a technology analyst with Forrester covering Big Data, Hadoop, Data Warehousing, Data Integration, NoSQL, and cloud. Noel’s current focus is on the Forrester Wave evaluations, customer experience, industry trends, new and emerging markets, and architecture. Yuhanna has more than 25 years experience in IT and has spoken at numerous industry conferences around the globe. Follow now.
Hollis Tibbetts: Hollis is a widely read author and expert of marketing and technology strategy for Data Management, Software as a Service (SaaS), cloud, IT modernization, and Data Integration. Formerly a Marketing Director at Dell, Hollis is followed by almost 60,000 Twitter users and has been named a top influencer in more than a dozen different publications. Follow now.
Darren Cunningham: Darren is the Vice President of Marketing at SnapLogic, a cloud integration solution provider. In the past, Cunningham worked in the same role at Informatica. Given his employment history, you can bet on his expertise in the enterprise integration market. Darren’s specialities also include Business Intelligence, Data Quality, Software as a Service (SaaS), and CRM. Follow now.
Roland Bullivant: Roland manages the revenue generation and marketing activities at Silwood Technology Limited where he works with customers in the areas of Data Warehousing, Big Data, Master Data Management, Data Integration, Business Intelligence, and Data Governance. In his “spare time”, Bullivant runs a therapy practice focused on delivering Clinical Hypnosis and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Follow now.
Rick Sherman: Rick Sherman is a consultant, analyst, author, teacher, and thought leader in the Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse industry, with over 25 years of experience in enterprise software. Rick is the author of The Business Intelligence Guidebook: From Data Integration to Analytics, and currently works as a Managing Partner at Athena IT Solutions, a Boston-based consulting firm. Follow now.
Ted Friedman: Ted is an enterprise technology analyst at Gartner, focusing on Information Management Strategy, Internet of Things, Data Governance, Data Integration and Data Quality. Friedman works with Gartner clients to help them further their maturity in these areas. Ted tweets about related technology markets and vendor tool selection, providing his expert opinion. Follow now.
Paige Roberts: Paige is the Product Manager for Big Data at Syncsort, one of the top Data Integration vendors in the enterprise. Roberts tweets about Data Analytics, Hadoop, ETL, the Internet of Things, and Big Data. In addition, Paige is an author and self-defined “Sci-fi nerd” who has been published in Space and Time and Information Management at TDWI. Follow now.
Jim Teal: Jim is a Solutions Architect, BI Architect, and Database Administrator currently working on projects involving the Internet of Things and Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), leveraging some of the top integration tools on the market. Teal specializes in Data Integration, Business Intelligence, SnapLogic, and Oracle applications, and currently works as a Cloud Solution architect for iRobot. Follow now.
Stewart Bond: Stewart is Research Director of Data Integration Software at IDC. In the past, he has worked as an architect, consultant, and analyst of information management. Bond is recognized as a leading industry analyst by software vendors, consumers, and his peers. Stewart tweets about Data Integration vendors, their products, and all of the most noteworthy industry trends. Follow now.
There you have it! Be sure to follow all these great folks and engage with them on Twitter. Happy tweeting!