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Britt Technology Impact Series: Computing

The Britt Technology Impact Series (BTIS) provides MBA candidates and the Tuck and Dartmouth communities with insights into how changes in technology affect individuals, impact enterprises and reshape industries. The series explores a different theme each academic year through events including panel discussions with industry leaders, one-on-one meetings with executives and academic seminars. At year-end, the center produces an overview of the findings that gives students unique perspectives on relevant business and technology issues. This program is made possible by a generous donation from Glenn Britt T'72, former Chairman & CEO of Time Warner Cable. The 2015-16 BTIS is examining the radical transformation that technology is having on business models in a series titled, Business Model (R)Evolution: The Age of Digital Transformation.

Past series: the hyperweb, the internet of thingsbig data, cloud computing, social technology, mobility, video and web 2.0.  

We invite you to experience past overviews.→


Current Series: Connected Everywhere: The Transformation to a Hyperweb World

Over the past six years, the Center for Digital Strategies has examined six major technology trends and how they impact individuals, businesses, and industries. Video, Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data and the Internet of Things have all proven to play a significant role in shaping the way we all see and interact with the world through digital technology. We are now facing a perfect storm where these technologies are coming together to change the world in previously unimaginable ways. Making this coming together possible is the concept of a Hyperweb that focuses not on singular technology, but on the linking between all of their technologies. This technological convergence is made possible by APIs, HTML5, and other developments and has given rise to new industries, made some companies into winners (often at the expense of others), and opened up new frontiers. The 2014-15 Britt Technology Impact Series examined the transformational impact of the growing hyperweb and the fusion of technology into every interaction in our corporate and social worlds.

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    Distribution Models in the Cloud

    March 30, 2012 • Tuck Campus

    In conjunction with the Tech Club's symposium, this panel looked at distribution models in cloud computing. Participants included Blair Westlake, Corporate VP of Media & Entertainment, Microsoft Corp; Justin Connolly, ESPN & Disney Media Networks and Aljit J. Joy SVP, Comcast Innovation Labs. More ›

  • CIOs in the Cloud: Pinning Down Risks and Rewards Photo

    CIOs in the Cloud: Pinning Down Risks and Rewards

    October 17, 2011 • Tuck Campus

    Three top CIOs from Nestlé, Hilti and Bechtel shared their perspectives on cloud computing including security concerns and business opportunities. Shown left: Hilti's CIO, Martin PetryMore ›

  • Up in the Air: The Rise of Cloud Computing Photo

    Up in the Air: The Rise of Cloud Computing

    September 23, 2011 • Tuck Campus

    Peter DeSantis, the VP of Amazon Web Services and General Manager of Amazon EC2, visited Tuck to discuss cloud computing. More ›

  • Social Living in the Cloud - Tuck Alumni Panels Photo

    Social Living in the Cloud - Tuck Alumni Panels

    August 9, 2011 • San Francisco, CA • Portland, OR • Seattle, WA

    "Social Living in the Cloud" Tuck Alumni Panels Moderated by Professor Eric Johnson. Participants included executives from Facebook, Nike, EMC, Rhapsody, Cisco Systems, Emergence Capital Partners, Ariba and Rentrak. More ›

Past Series

The Internet of You: Better Living Through Connectivity (#IoY)  Thumb Information Overload: Capitalizing on Big Data Thumb Ahead in the Cloud: The Impact of On Demand Software, Storage and Services Thumb The Business of Social: Engagement, Innovation & Collaboration Thumb Mobile Strategy: Technology, Entertainment and Innovation Thumb Video: Winning the Battle for People, Platforms & Profits Thumb

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Britt Technology Impact Series

The Britt Technology Impact Series (BTIS) is a program of MBA-facing initiatives including panels and conferences, Tech@Tuck events, industry speakers and academic seminars focused on a yearly theme, illuminating the impact of a technology on individuals and enterprises. At the end of each year, the Center produces an overview to summarize learning from the various events and providing students with tangible perspectives on the relevant business and technology issues.

This program is made possible by a generous donation from Glenn Britt, Chairman, former President and CEO of Time Warner Cable. Mr. Britt was a graduate of Dartmouth College and Tuck School of Business.

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