It's your planner, communicator, weatherman, calculator, navigator, entertainer, news reporter, librarian, personal shopper -- no, it's not your mother, it's your personal device. Given its ubiquitous uses, using a personal device at work is almost a given in the business world today, but it can also presage scores of management headaches for IT departments.
Join SearchCIO-Midmarket's tweet jam Wednesday, June 12, at 3 p.m. EDT to discuss the incursion of the personal device at work and how bring your own device (BYOD) will shape the IT industry moving forward. The discussion will be hosted on Twitter from SearchCIO-Midmarket's Twitter handle (@
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The editors and writers of SearchCIO-Midmarket will chime in from their personal Twitter accounts, joined by CIOs, IT executives, BYOD pros and other TechTarget contributors. Log onto Twitter and follow the conversation under the #CIOChat hashtag.
Must-know details for this tweet jam:
- Your first #CIOChat tweet should be introductory, including your name, title and organization.
- @CIOMidmarket will pose three questions to followers: Q1 at 3 p.m., Q2 at 3:10 p.m. and Q3 at 3:20 p.m. In your tweeted answers to each question, preface with A1 (answer 1), A2 or A3, then include #CIOChat. Each question will align with the BYOD and personal devices theme.
- Remember that Twitter allows only 140 characters per tweet. You are welcome to tweet multiple responses to each question.
- Use this as an opportunity to network and connect to others in the Twitter-sphere. Retweet (RT) responses you support and respond to those you might not.
Please direct questions, RSVPs or other concerns to Emily McLaughlin, Assistant Site Editor. Looking forward to seeing your comments on Twitter!