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What is gamification? Discuss this emerging trend on Twitter May 8

We're hosting a tweet jam May 8 to discuss business gamification trends. Contribute to or watch the conversation unfold under the #CIOChat hashtag.

Gamification is meant to influence behavior by rewarding participants with activities they find entertaining, making work-related tasks more engaging in order to boost business productivity.

Have you seen game theory concepts applied in the workplace? Can work be fun? Answer these questions and more in SearchCIO-Midmarket'sgamification tweet jam May 8 at 3 p.m. EDT. The event will be hosted on Twitter from @CIOMidmarket and facilitated by TechTarget Assistant Site Editor Emily McLaughlin.

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The writers and editors of SearchCIO-Midmarket will log on to participate from their personal Twitter accounts. Joining our IT strategy all-stars will be CIOs, IT leaders, gamification pros and site contributors, fostering an engaging conversation under the #CIOChat hashtag.

Must-know details for this tweet jam:

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013
3 p.m. EDT
Use and follow #CIOChat (additional hashtags include #gamification, #CIO and #gaming)

  • 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 gamification 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. See you in the Twitter-sphere!

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