Twitter: what is in it for IT professionals?
Twitter is increasingly helping journalists to pick up and follow stories, but the media is not the only sector to benefit - IT professionals can get just as much out of tweeting.
1. Techno talk
2. Get in the know
3. A useful tool
4. Get involved
5. Useful links
The hype around the social networking tool is reaching new peaks, but Jeffrey Mann, a Gartner analyst who specialists in web collaboration, says a little over-reaction does not mean it is not useful to business.
He says IT staff can use it in much the same way as other business professionals - boosting their own public profile, keeping up with recent developments in the sector, and taking part in the days debate.
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