Independent Study Reveals 50 Most Influential Voices in SharePoint Community; 12 SharePoint Vendors and Microsoft Solution Providers Named to List
September 28, 2010 01:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time
DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global 360, a leading provider of Process and Document Management solutions, today announced the second group of influencers identified in an independent study as being among the most influential voices that business decision makers listen to when considering the purchase of Microsoft® SharePoint®. Part of The SharePoint50 Project, this group of 12 SharePoint vendors and Microsoft Solution Providers has been singled out from an initial list of more than 700 people based on a number of key criteria.
Following is the list of the top SharePoint vendors and Microsoft Solution Providers:
- Andrew Chapman, EMC
- Ken Bisconti, IBM
- Whitney Tidmarch, EMC
- Joel Oleson, QuestMark Lewis, EMC
- Mauro Cardarelli, Jomata
- John Newton, Alfresco
- John Anderson, Bamboo Solutions
- John Powell, Alfresco
- Shane Young, SharePoint 911
- Chris Geier, Metalogix
- Russ Edelman, Corridor Consulting
For more information on each of these influencers, including biographies, interviews, and downloadable content for each influencer, visit http://www.Global360.com/Influencer50.
Mark Miller, Chief Community Officer and SharePoint Evangelist, Global 360, noted “With the release of the SharePoint50 Project list, the community has a chance to communicate with and follow these most influential community members. It is exciting to introduce these contributors as valuable members of the community and give them the recognition they deserve.”
Listen to Mark Miller discuss the SharePoint50 Project and why Global 360 is deeply engaging with SharePoint influencers on the SharePoint Pod Show podcast at http://www.SharePointPodShow.com/.
In future weeks, additional SharePoint50 influencers will be revealed as follows:
- October 5: Microsoft SharePoint Executives
- October 12: Journalists
- October 17: Industry Analysts
SharePoint 50 Selection Criteria
Global 360 hired independent market research company Influencer 50 to investigate the SharePoint market, seeking candidates who influence SharePoint decision-makers. From the initial field of 727 candidates, the top 50 were determined based on eight proven scoring criteria: market reach, frequency of impact, message independence, online presence, peer references, expertise, persuasiveness, and thoroughness of role in decision-making.
Influencer50 is the leading influencer identification and engagement firm in the commercial B2B sector. Our services help organizations tie their marketing efforts directly to sales or adoption cycle objections by identifying and working with the key influencers in their specific markets. From our offices in San Francisco, London, Munich and Sydney, Australia, our clients now include IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Nokia, Orange, Salesforce.com and Virginia Tech University.
About Global 360
With more than 2,000 customers in 70 countries, Global 360, Inc. is a leading provider of Process and Document Management solutions. Global 360 is headquartered in Texas with operations in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and South Africa. For more information, call 1-214-520-1660 or visit the company web site at www.global360.com.
SOURCE: Business Wire