Last week, The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) held its annual conference in beautiful San Diego. This year’s focus was on the evolution of Agile BI. Below is a summary of the tweets coming from the event’s hashtag #TDWI.
Here’s our leader board of top Tweeters taken from a data visualization of the event’s tweet stream.
Of the 298 tweets:
Philip Russom,Research Director for Data Management at TDWI had 15.9%
Claudia Imhoff, a BI consultant and Founder of the Boulder BI Brain Trust, had 10.83%
Tony Carrini, publisher of SourceMedia’s Information Management, Health Data Management and MDM & Data Governance Summit, came in third with 6.37%.
Tibco Spotfire was next with 5.3%.
DBA-Alex, BI Engineer at iContact, came in a close fourth with 5.10%.
Scott Humphrey, a PR consultant, also had 5.10% of the tweets.
And Quest, an IT management company, rounded out the top users with 4.46% of the tweets.
Many links were tweeted and re-tweeted during the event. Some of the top links were a link to a mobile BI app for the iPad and links to two youtube video interviews during the event.
Claudia Imhoff introduces “self-service BI” at TDWI San Diego 2011
David Stodder, Dir TDWI Research discusses trends in data warehousing at TDWI San Diego 2011
My Tweet Awards:
Sad but probably true tweet: Chris Sorensen’s: Anybody out there feel like they have too many #BI tools and are just scratching the surface of each one of them? #TDWI
Funniest tweet: EvansBI: I have gone back to school and is my head hurting – thanks for the excellent course by Tony Rathburn at #tdwi on predictive analysis
Jim Ericson learned that “agile BI needs traction on cost as well as productivity and customer satisfaction.”
Tammi Kay George tweeted: Understanding the success factors: picking the right tools for business users directly impacts success of initiative.
Tony Carrini re-quoted his favorite line of the week – everyone wants to be “Buzz Word Compliant”.
Did you attend the conference? Leave a comment or send us a tweet about your experiences and takeaways.
Stay tuned for TDWI’s next conference “Emerging Technologies 2012: Using the Latest Technologies to Drive Business Impact.” This one will be held in Orlando, Florida from Oct. 30-Nov. 4, 2011.
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