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SearchCIO social engagement and collaboration tweet jam: Join us May 1

Join SearchCIO to discuss the pros and cons of social engagement and collaboration on an enterprise level. The hashtag to follow is #CIOChat.

Instant messaging and online collaboration have become mainstream mechanisms of communication and project management, pushing enterprise organizations to revisit their current social engagement and collaboration tools. By reevaluating these technologies and processes, IT teams can leverage social technologies internally and externally to keep up with rapidly changing communication trends in the corporate space.

Join SearchCIO to discuss current and emerging social engagement and collaboration trends in a tweet jam scheduled for Wednesday, May 1, at 3 p.m. Respond to question prompts from SearchCIO, engage with your fellow Twitter users or participate by following the conversation as it unfolds.

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TechTarget Assistant Site Editor Emily McLaughlin will lead the event from the SearchCIO Twitter handle, @searchCIO. In addition to contributions from the writers and editors of, we'll be inviting CIOs, IT leaders, collaboration experts and site contributors to join the event in order to foster an engaging conversation.

Here are the details:

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2013
3 p.m. EDT
Use and follow #CIOChat (additional hashtags include #SocialCollab, #Engagement, #ProjectManagement)

Whether you're a Twitter newbie or a #CIOChat veteran, keep the following tips in mind when you engage in this tweet jam:

  • Your first #CIOChat tweet should be introductory, including your name, title and organization.
  • @searchCIO 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 follow the social engagement and collaboration trend.
  • 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 with and connect to others on Twitter. Retweet responses you agree with and respond to those you might not.

Please direct questions, RSVPs or other concerns to Emily McLaughlin, We look forward to your company in the Twitter-sphere!

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