Social networks drive IT purchasing process

By , CIO |  IT Management, Social Networking

2. Browse SlideShare. In May, LinkedIn announced its acquisition of SlideShare, a professional content sharing community.

This site, Weir says, offers a wealth of information for ITDMs in the education process. Search for presentations and information on the type of technology you're considering investing in, he says.

3. Join Groups. "Groups are a great way to follow thought leaders, learn about new technologies, discover new ideas and learn about who's the best in the business," Weir says. "Join some relevant groups, ask them questions and challenge the answers to questions you've received."

Kristin Burnham covers consumer technology, social networking and enterprise collaboration for CIO.com. Follow Kristin on Twitter @kmburnham. Follow everything from CIO.com on Twitter @CIOonline and on Facebook. Email Kristin at kburnham@cio.com


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