With more than 313 million monthly active users posting 500 million tweets per day, Twitter is a valuable social network for people and organizations across all industries, worldwide. At KnowledgeLake, we use Twitter to engage with current and prospective clients, partners, industry experts, employees and thought leaders. Here’s a list of 10 “tweeps” to follow, based on expertise, interests, and leadership:
Ralph Gammon is the editor of Document Imaging Report. As the expert on the latest news and trends in converting paper processes to an electronic format, Ralph often tweets of critical developments and advancements in the capture market to keep you at the forefront of this industry’s news.
Technologist, educator and innovator Atle Skjekkeland’s interest in the future of information management with social, mobile, cloud and big data makes him a frequent keynote and workshop facilitator at events worldwide. The Senior Vice President at the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) is one of the most experienced and well-known ECM trainers in the world.
As a business writer, technology analyst, podcast producer and executive coach, Kevin Craine is known as a top ECM Influencer globally. Kevin not only provides insightful tweets but promotes his @Everyday_MBA podcasts. Check out, Seven Characteristics of Killer Knowledge Leadership Content.
Microsoft Senior Product Manager, Mark Kashman, focuses his time and attention on all matters @SharePoint & @Office365. A talented and sought-after speaker, Mark sat down with us for a Q&A during a SharePoint Saturday in St. Louis, held earlier this year. Read what he had to say about SharePoint, moving to the cloud, SharePint and fatherhood!
If you were to read @SPCPartyPatrol’s tweets, you’d never guess the account is managed by only one (but very busy and social) guy! He can be found engaging with his audience at after-hours events, attending Microsoft conferences and posting photos of fun events hosted by Microsoft and their partners. (One of our K-Lakers met him at Inspire. We hope he joins us at Ignite!)
Fun Fact: Even 83% of world leaders have a Twitter account.
Internationally recognized speaker, Erica Toelle, shares her SharePoint and Microsoft Office 365 expertise, best practices and experience with not only her followers but other practitioners through conference sessions, workshops, webinars and online publications. Erica has worked with more than 50 of the Fortune 500 companies.
If your interests center on workflows and business process management, Patricia Ames, President and Analyst at BPO Media Office Technology Group, can provide a wealth of information. As publisher of The Imaging Channel and Workflow magazines, she possesses deep knowledge of the imaging industry and shares her insights with her followers.
Andrew Connell, a full stack web and cloud developer with a focus on Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Office 365, is happy to share his expertise and the resources he’s developed. He’s also the co-host for the podcast, @mscloudshow, which focuses on Microsoft cloud offerings such as Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and the competitive landscape.
Chief Evangelist of AIIM, John Mancini is a respected leader of the AIIM global community of information professionals. As a blogger for AIIM’s The Digital Landfill and frequent keynote speaker, John offers his expertise on the challenges of the digital transformation and opportunities facing information professionals.
In 1998, Jeff Teper oversaw the formation of a group focused on “knowledge management.” That team went on to launch a new business collaboration technology, now known as SharePoint. Jeff, recognized as “the founding father of SharePoint,” leads Microsoft’s Office, SharePoint and OneDrive divisions as Corporate Vice President. While his tweets are typically Microsoft-centric, he also shares Microsoft partner news and occasionally, a “behind-the-screens” view of the company. He recently hosted an hour-long #TeperTakeover on Twitter, where the community could ask him anything.
BONUS FOLLOW: @Satyanadella
How could we create this list without mentioning the transformative visionary and Micosoft CEO, Satya Nadella? Satya’s tweets center on Microsoft’s latest developments, new offerings and how the innovative company is helping build a better world. He also recognizes Microsoft’s employees and most recently, the company’s 2,000 interns. He recently shared a fascinating link to an article about the enduring lessons he learned from his mother.