Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 07-02-2013

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Productive Start  35% of respondents say their IT departments have already implemented at least one form of social IT capability.

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Most Popular Forms of Social IT Implementation  Launching a Facebook-styled wall for the organization: 35%Starting a Twitter-feed standalone: 26%Facilitating collaboration on IT activities such as incident triage, change management and issue mitigation: 22%

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

FAQs  31% have already documented questions and answers about the impact that social IT can have upon their organizations.

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Big Fish, Little Fish  40% of large companies have documented these questions and answers, compared to 28% of small ones.

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Vetting Process  37% say their organizations are already researching vendor capabilities to implement social IT.

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Model Effort  44% are coming up with prototypes for social IT by using internal resources.

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Working Guidelines  58% say they've already defined social IT communication policies.

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Award Opportunities  25% say they have reward and recognition systems in place for social IT accomplishments.

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

On the Fly  81% haven't actually developed a formal plan for social IT strategies.

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs

Impact Projections  51% with a formal social IT plan have quantified the expected benefits.

Social IT Emerges as a Silo Smasher for CIOs