Research Slideshow: CIOs Who Tweet: How Twitter Can Work for YouBy Don Reisinger | Posted 10-07-2010
A whopping 78 percent of all CIOs use Twitter once a week, Diamond Management & Technology Consultants found in its study.
About half of all CIOs are tweeting more this year than they did last year.
70 percent of CIOs say that they have built "new working relationships" with the help of Twitter.
The vast majority (92 percent) of CIOs believe Twitter is "a useful business tool."
Nine in Ten
Twitter has become the Internet's news feed. In fact, 91.7 percent of respondents say they use Twitter to find news that impacts their jobs.
Three quarters of CIOs polled say that they use Twitter to learn "best practices from other CIOs."
Approximately two thirds of CIOs use Twitter to become "thought leaders."
Twitter can become a helpful learning tool; 87.5 percent of respondents say they have learned something about technology from tweets.
Another 72.2% of respondents say that they have gained innovation ideas from fellow Twitter users.
Nearly two thirds of respondents say they have obtained strategic ideas from Twitter.