7 of the Best BI Twitter Accounts

  • Ed Thompson, CTO
  • January 27, 2014

Matillion's 7 best business intelligence and analytics twitter feedsOn the lookout for the latest news and insights on Business Intelligence? Look no further, here at Matillion we have compiled a list seven of the best twitter accounts to learn about Business Intelligence and self-service reporting.

BI Updates – @biupdates

BI Updates’ 11,000+ followers enjoy plenty of tweets regarding the latest on emerging Business Intelligence including commentary, research and updates with links to free white papers, reports and articles.

BusinessIntelligence – @BIdotcom

BusinessIntelligence.com, as you might expect given the name, tweet all about Business Intelligence. Many tweets link to articles on their website businessintelligence.com which is full of helpful BI information such as news, resources and job vacancies.

Gregory Lancaster – @beyeguy

Another hidden gem is Gregory Lancaster who has just over 370 followers but a whopping 16.5k tweets which offer first-hand knowledge coming from an individual with fourteen years of experience as an implementer of enterprise Business Intelligence.

Boris Evelson – @bevelson

With over 12,000 followers, Boris Evelson is a popular individual tweeter who provides an insightful look into the world of BI. Boris is a Business Intelligence industry analyst at Forrester Research who tweets many extremely useful reports, articles and blogs written by himself and others.

BI Leadership – @BILeadership

BI leadership are a research company run by TechTarget who have just 582 followers, but don’t let that fool you. Blogs, reports and all manner of articles are tweeted by this vendor-neutral research company in order to provide an honest and reliable source of information for Business Intelligence professionals.

Upsearch BI – @UpSearchBI

UpSearch BI have the most followers on this list with a massive 22,200. Upsearch BI tweet about the latest Business Intelligence news to help leaders unlock the value of data. UpSearch is run by a team of diverse thought leaders with years of industry experience between them.

Howard Dresner – @howarddresner

Howard Dresner is a former Gartner researcher who currently works as an independent analyst. With 15,200 followers, Howard has the highest followers of any individual tweeter on this list ­– and with good reason. Howard’s tweets offer an insightful and intuitive look at the latest issues and trends in Business Intelligence.

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