Top 10 Influencers in the Automation and Enterprise Tech Space

Tue, Mar 24, 2015 @ 09:03 AM

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With so many different sources to gather news, updates, and trends from, finding the information you really want in today's digitized world ironically seems more difficult than ever. Every day we at Advanced Systems Concepts look through our favorite blogs and social media for new things happening in the world of IT automation. Over time, we've built up a list of the top influencers in the industry who consistently provide engaging views and pieces on the most important trends and happenings in workload automation and enterprise tech. 

Today we'd like to share this list of the top 10 Influencers (in alphabetical order) in the automation and enterprise tech industry with readers of the IT Automation Blog.

  1.  julie-bort  Julie Bort 

Editor for Business Insider covering tech. I'm also a mom, a skier and a mountain biker.


2.  adrian_bridgwater  Adrian Bridgwater

Technology (Software) Journalist - I write for Computer Weekly, Forbes, The Register & Bloor Group Inside Analytics


3.  Larry_Dignan  Larry Dignan

Global Editor in Chief, ZDNet, a CBS Interactive property


4.  John_Gallant  John Gallant 

Chief Content Officer, IDG Media US: Computerworld, CIO, CITEworld, CSO, Greenbot, InfoWorld, ITworld, Javaworld, Macworld, Network World, PCWorld, TechHive.


5.  Dana_Gardner  Dana Gardner 

Gardner is a creative thought leader on enterprise software, cloud, mobile, big data and social strategies. He is a prolific blogger and podcaster.


6.  joan_jackson  Joab Jackson

TechJourno covering appdev, sysadmin, dataproc & other assorted compsci. Also I might rant a bit here about the arts, sciencesthe and whathaveyou


7.  Richi_Jennings  Richi Jennings 

A/winning managing #editor for @NetApp_Biz o@Forbes and @CIOonline; indy #analyst; #writer at@Computerworld. #press #technology #spam#bigdata #cloud #fool


8.  paul_mah  Paul Mah 

Tech guy who writes for @CIOOnline, CMO Innovation, @DCDFocus & @FierceCIO. Digital nomad with an affinity for enterprise gear, digital stuff, biz IT & gadgets


9.  Thor_Olavsrud  Thor Olavsrud 

Senior Writer for, IDG Enterprise covering IT Security, Big Data, Open Source and Microsoft Tools and Servers


10.  Mike_Vizard  Mike Vizard 

Blogger for IT Business Edge, Regular contributor to CIOinsight, Channel Insider, Programmableweb, Slashdot

We hope you find this list useful and the articles and views shared by these influencers thought-provoking. Given the nature of a top 10 list, there's bound to be people we've forgotten so please comment below if you have any other influencers you recommend following! 


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