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Top 48 (and counting) LinkedIn Groups for IT Operations

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Top 48 (and counting) LinkedIn Groups for IT Operations


 

LinkedInLinkedIn groups are one of the prime social media venues for IT professionals from a variety of industries. Yet with more than 16,000 IT-related groups on LinkedIn -- you could spend a lifetime sorting through this resource. So we understand that it can be difficult to select the best among them.

Below is our handpicked  list of IT Operations – focused groups, listed alphabetically, that we want to share with you.

We've compiled this list of groups based on their relevancy to IT Operations and that boast large numbers of followers. Not all groups will be for everyone, but that's the beauty of this -- with a wide offering of groups to choose from, you're bound to find the right place to answer your pressing questions and meet your needs. In the comment section below, feel free to share your thoughts and, of course, any other groups that you've found useful and would recommend.

Group

Agile

Description

Contribute and share Agile knowledge and Resources, to get answers to questions and collaborate with peers.

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14400 // Abbas Mirza

Description

Application Support, Technical Support, Technical Support Engineer, Business Support Engineer, Solution Analyst.

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3150 // Rokibul Hasan

Description

Association of Information Technology Professionals.

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6000 // Rokibul Hasan

Description

For professionals with a genuine interest in Business Continuity Management (BCM/BCP), Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP), COOP, Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management.

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7360 // Denis Goulet

Description

For professionals interested in collaborating on proven practices for maximizing the quality of the service desk.

Size // Owner's profile

4250 // Eric Zbikowski

Description

For Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Professionals to meet and exchange ideas, techniques and related information.

Size // Owner's profile

4600 // John Fernandes

Description

A community of Change Management professionals and practitioners, to encourage networking and collaboration.

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6000 // Jim Hazboun

http://www.evolven.com/watch-webinar-machine-learning-can-help.html
Description

For CIOs and executive information technology leaders, at Director, VP and CIO levels.

Size // Owner's profile

39000 // Miles Jennings

Description

For end users and institutional investors (VC/PE, mutual & hedge funds) for custom research in real-time and networking.

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2500 // Thomas DelVecchio

Description

For Cloud Computing, covering technology, business models, industry experiences, legal aspects, research, development and innovations in the world of cloud computing.

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101500 // Khazret Sapenov

Description

For Cloud Computing & Virtualization professionals covering VMware, SaaS, PaaS, Cloud Security, Cloud Computing & Server Virtualization technologies.

Description

CloudCamp was formed in order to provide a common ground for the introduction and advancement of cloud computing.

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5800 // Reuven Cohen

Description

For "Configuration and Build & Release Management" field, to facilitate sharing of Best Practices being followed.

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4700 // Vivek Kumar

Description

Version and change control, reporting and auditing on the configuration of software and hardware systems, build, release and deployment management, quality assurance.

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50000 // Janusz Prusaczyk

Group

CTO Network

Description

Collaboration group for the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Role within the enterprise.

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5300 // Aaron Hiniker

http://www.evolven.com/watch-webinar-machine-learning-can-help.html
Description

For Data Center Architects to discuss, share experienced views and comment upon emerging technologies and trends.

Size // Owner's profile

6350 // Sony Anthony

Description

Members are corporate/non-profit/government professionals, who are (in)directly connected with the Data Center industry.

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4700 // Brady Lambert

Description

For Operators, Technicians, Managers, Directors, Facilities, etc, to share experiences for the benefit of ALL.

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14000 // Patrick Howard

Description

Exclusive to SMS and SCCM and other technologies for deployment & distribution.

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3300 // Alfredo Marchena

Group

DevOps

Description

For engineers and managers interested in removing the bottlenecks between development and operations.

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2600 // Damon Edwards

Description

For different ERP/CRM Applications (SAP, Oracle Apps, Oracle Retail,JD Edwards,BAAN,Siebel, Peoplesoft, Hyperion, Microsoft Dynamics etc.,) -

Size // Owner's profile

8140 // Krishna Kishore Pingali

Description

Discuss Industry Frameworks, new advances on Enterprise Architecture, the role of SOA, IT Transformation.

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7484 // Valter Medina

http://www.evolven.com/watch-webinar-machine-learning-can-help.html
Description

Experience with MOM, Tivoli, Netcool, BMC, CA or HP - for Sales or Technical.

Size // Owner's profile

3800 // Phil Chandler

Group

Forrester

Description

Forrester Research, Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR) is an independent technology and market research company.

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5770 // Erika Wong

Description

Build a professional network with Enterprise Architecture colleagues with similar EA opportunities and challenges.

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2530 // Pascal Winckel

Description

Focused on Enterprise and IT architecture as a specialty, where the architecture know-how becomes more personal.

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22000 // Sunil Dutt Jha

Description

Focused on all things related to all areas of information technology audit, compliance, quality assurance.

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27500 // Adam Tice

Description

The IT Admins Network is for all IT Administrators. Even IT Management will find the group of interest.

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5800 // Charles Williams

Description

Connect talented IT engineers focused on core infrastructure technologies.

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24000 // Jeff Nussbaum

Description

Help each other with IT related decisions by accessing research, peer expertise and sharing their knowledge with others.

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8500 // Caty Kobe

http://www.evolven.com/watch-webinar-machine-learning-can-help.html
Description

IT Infrastructure Experts is a forum to connect talented IT Experts focused on Core Infrastructure technologies.

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2440 // Yukkie Ngay

Description

A global professional group for ITIL thought leaders, practitioners, and providers.

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3900 // Faisal Ansari

Description

For Information Technology professionals specializing in the Infrastructure & Technology realms.

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3900 // Jack (Yaakov) Bezalel

Description

For information technology professionals, focuses on network engineering, software development, information security.

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57500 // William Jeansonne, MBA

Description

All experts with an ITIL or other ITSM certification. For discussion, news, shortlisting of tools.

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10000 // Jan van Bon

http://www.evolven.com/watch-webinar-machine-learning-can-help.html
Description

For tooling in IT Service Management, discussions, news, shortlisting of tools, and for relevant content.

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3630 // Jan van Bon

Description

For those professionals involved in refining and implementing ITIL

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7100 // Mike Hatfield

Description

ITIL v2, v3 & itSMF ISO20000 group. ITSM, processes, software, jobs, exams, templates, events, blogs.

Size // Owner's profile

51000 // Alim Ozcan, ITIL PRINCE2 MSP ISO20K 6SIGMA

Description

For practitioners, using ITIL & ITSM best practices. Independent from any formal organization, free speak.

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8480 // Jan van Bon

Description

Aims to promote good practice in IT Service Management through forums, discussions, papers and other support material.

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3600 // Keith Aldis

Description

For people into Enterprise Architecture (CIO, CTO, Enterprise Architects, Business Architects, Information Architects.

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65000 // Serge Thorn

Description

For professionals with an interest in architecture - technology (IT) architecture, enterprise architecture.

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27500 // Amer Mahroof

Description

For ITIL qualified professionals and those interested in the ITIL methodologies and framework.

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20500 // Daniel Winfield

http://www.evolven.com/watch-webinar-machine-learning-can-help.html
Description

A venue for C level Executives to exchange their ideas and seek solutions for their business challenges.

Size // Owner's profile

17000 // Pushpa Latha

Description

Project Manager Social Media Group & Community. Discuss methodology, management of projects.

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237000 // Miles Jennings

Description

An exclusive group for Virtualization & Cloud Computing professionals to network and discuss industry related topics.

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