If Twitter provides any measure of the pulse of a technology, then SOA is far from dead -- in fact, it is alive and well and the subject of many Tweets. DZone has sifted through all the SOA chirping and assembled a list of what it deems to be the top 10 SOA Twitterers (in no particular order):
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- DZone (@dzone)
- Rick (@RickRoss)
- Matt (@mpschmid)
- Amy (@greenar)
- Kirk (@pragkirk)
- Tim "aka bloid" (@tim_yates)
10. Anne Thomas Manes @atmanes
Anne is Research Director at the Burton Group and one of the most respected voices in the industry.
9. Joe Mckendrick @joemckendrick
Joe is the SOA community manager for ebizQ, and speaks frequently on Enterprise 2.0 and SOA topics at industry events and Webcasts.
8. David Linthicum @DavidLinthicum
eBizQ columnist and renowned distributed computing and application integration expert.
7. Ron Schmelzer @rschmelzer
Lead analyst and co-founder of ZapThink -- if there's an important discussion happening in the SOA universe, you can bet that Ron has something to say about it.
6. Stefan Tilkov @stilkov
Lead SOA editor of InfoQ, author of numerous articles and a frequent speaker at conferences around the world.
5. Miko Matsumura @mikojava
A DZone favourite -- we've interviewed Miko twice on the state of SOA. Miko is a respected thought leader, forward-looking and has a knack for distilling complex technologies & trends into memorable analogies.
4. Christian Lakota @soachief
The SOA Chief. What more is there to say?
3. Todd Biske @toddbiske
Author of SOA Governance (Packt Publishing) as well as the DZone SOA Governance Refcard.
2. Dion Hinchcliffe @dhinchcliffe
Enterprise architect, keynote speaker, author, blogger, and consultant on Web 2.0, SOA, and next-gen business
1. Dana Gardner @Dana_Gardner
Thought leader on enterprise software, SOA, cloud-based strategies, and IT strategies. He is a prolific blogger and podcaster.