Spotfire Blog, Dec 3, 2010
Each month we bring you highlights of what happened in the data analytics and business intelligence Twittersphere, along with some key people to follow. This month we have news from experts on how BI "hit the road," a data mining founder and lots of buzz around social BI and mobile BI. Be sure to follow our list of data analytics and BI superstars from the month of November.
Our Hit List & Their Impact
Jorge Garcia (@jgptec) is a business intelligence and business process management research analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC). His impact this month stems from discussions around how BI is the "most untapped and under leveraged space right now." His tweets focused on the cloud, security and how BI "hit the road."
Dr. Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, the brains behind @kdnuggets is a cool follow because he is considered a founder of the data mining and knowledge field. KDnuggets, a research and consulting firm, focuses on data mining, web mining and business analytics. This Twitter handle is the stream of what's happening in the KDnuggets community from new data analytics jobs to data news and meetings and courses. Great addition to your RSS feed reader.
Marcus Borba (@marcusborba) is the founder of Borba Consulting, a business intelligence and performance management consultancy located in Brazil. He contributed a guest post on 7 Hot Trends in Business Intelligence to the Trends and Outliers blog. Besides receiving lots of Twitter love in the form of 21 retweets on this post (just what we have recorded), Borba made headlines in Business Intelligence Daily.
Twitter Side Note: Check out paper.li/, which offers a cool way to harvest the best of Twitter in a daily digest. We recommend using the hash tags #data, #analytics and #bi.