The Fellowship of #FollowFriday

April 16, 2010

During the dawn of the Second Age of Digital-Earth, in the land of Twitter there was formed a group of like-minded tweeps who were well known for their wisdom about Data Quality, Data Governance, Master Data Management, and Business Intelligence.

They battled against the dark forces of poor data quality, undisciplined organizations, multiple conflicting versions of the truth, flawed business decisions, vast boiling oceans of unmanaged data assets, uncontrolled costs, and unmitigated compliance risks.

Collectively, these valiant heroes were known as: The Fellowship of FollowFriday.

Okay, so clearly I am a total dork—geek, nerd, and dweeb are also completely acceptable alternatives.

J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings three-volume book and Peter Jackson’s adapted movie trilogy were awe inspiring epics, and also the theme of this blog post about FollowFriday, the weekly tradition of recommending great folks to follow on Twitter.

Please note that simply for the purposes of organizing the following lists, I have made the United States the kingdom of Gondor, Canada the kingdom of Rohan, and all of Europe collectively The Shire.  No offense intended to my tweeps from