Research Slideshow: CIOs Who Tweet: How Twitter Can Work for You

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 10-07-2010

78 percent

A whopping 78 percent of all CIOs use Twitter once a week, Diamond Management & Technology Consultants found in its study.

78 percent

50 percent

About half of all CIOs are tweeting more this year than they did last year.

50 percent

70 percent

70 percent of CIOs say that they have built "new working relationships" with the help of Twitter.

70 percent

92 percent

The vast majority (92 percent) of CIOs believe Twitter is "a useful business tool."

92 percent

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.

Nine in Ten

75 percent

Three quarters of CIOs polled say that they use Twitter to learn "best practices from other CIOs."

75 percent

66 percent

Approximately two thirds of CIOs use Twitter to become "thought leaders."

66 percent

Techie Tweets

Twitter can become a helpful learning tool; 87.5 percent of respondents say they have learned something about technology from tweets.

Techie Tweets

Innovative Tweets

Another 72.2% of respondents say that they have gained innovation ideas from fellow Twitter users.

Innovative Tweets

Strategic Tweets

Nearly two thirds of respondents say they have obtained strategic ideas from Twitter.

Strategic Tweets