How will BYOD change IT's role? Weigh in on Twitter on April 16

Sound off on the BYOD movement and share your experiences during our upcoming tweet chat. Other IT pros and experts will weigh in as well.

As the bring your own device (BYOD) movement infiltrates the enterprise, IT administrators are feeling the squeeze: Set up the CEO's iPad and help employees access work email on their personal smartphones, but make sure you're preventing malware and protecting data. How are you supposed to do it all?

On Tuesday, April 16 at 1 p.m. Eastern time, will host a tweet chat, where you can share your experiences with BYOD and talk to IT peers and other experts about how the trend has affected your job and workplace. Here are all the details:

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Time: 1 p.m. ET

Host: @SearchCoIT

Hashtag: #CoITchat

Add the event to your Outlook calendar

Some things to remember:

  • Make sure to introduce yourself in your first tweet by sharing your name, title and where you work.
  • @SearchCoIT will pose a new question (Q1, Q2 and Q3) to participants every 10 minutes. Preface your answers to each question with A1, A2 and A3.
  • Include the hashtag #CoITchat in all of your tweets during the chat. Sites such as will automatically include the hashtag for you. They'll also make it easier for you to follow the complete conversation.

If you have any questions leading up to the tweet chat, ask us on Twitter @SearchCoIT or email Colin Steele, executive editor. In the meantime, check out some of our most popular BYOD content:

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