Britt Technology Impact Series: Internet / Connectivity
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, Chairman & CEO of Time Warner Cable. The 2013-14 Britt Technology Impact Series is examining how the physical world is becoming fully embedded with technology in a series titled, The Internet of You: Better Living Through Connectivity.
Internet / Connectivity
Current Series: The Internet of You: Better Living Through Connectivity (#IoY)
The 2013-14 Britt Technology Impact Series is exploring how the internet is expanding from a network of connected PCs to a far broader array of devices that enable highly personalized interactions with technology. Consider that in 10 years an average household with two teenagers will have about 50 devices connected to the internet; today it has about 10. This explosion of devices with an IP address – often called the internet of things – represents a fundamental shift for consumers and enterprises. Search-and-click will still occur but the internet of the future will be far better at serving up what you need when you need it. The internet becomes your butler rather than a cluttered storeroom of often irrelevant information and services. How might this look? Your internet will respond to emails and tweets without guidance. Your internet will direct your self-driving car to stop by the store for milk on your way home. Your internet will use wearable devices and other technology to detect and stave off an impending flu. It will contact your doctor and, if necessary, dispense medicine at home through your 3-D printer. The shift from having to “go online” to simply always being connected and aided through an array of devices and services is the result of profound changes in technology. The profound shift from a one-size-fits-all internet to one that fits you presents enormous opportunities but also profound challenges. The Britt Series is exploring the implications for both enterprises and consumers.
May 9, 2014 • Tuck School of Business
We were pleased to host the second of our Digital Drop-In Series with Mark Daiss, Co-founder of Aviate, which was acquired by Yahoo! in January. This event was for T'14 and T'15 center fellows only. More ›
May 23, 2013 • Tuck School of Business
Google's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Patrick Pichette, visited Tuck to discuss big data. More ›
October 14, 2010 • Tuck Campus
Mark Dickey, SVP at Salesforce.com Foundation, spoke with attendants about Salesforce.com Foundation's new social product called Chatter and answered questions about cloud computing and its impact on today's business world. More ›
April 21, 2010 • Tuck Campus
Associate Professor of Business Administration at Tuck, Ron Adner, moderated a discussion with the EVP and CDO of Nokia, Mary McDowell. The full room of MBA students, Tuck faculty and staff listened to Mary's extensive knowledge surrounding the mobile payments and banking industry. Attendants enjoyed asking Mary direct questions at the end of the session. More ›
April 8, 2008
How is Web 2.0 changing the way individuals manage their professional identities? How will it impact the way companies recruit and identify potential talent? The Director of Marketing at LinkedIn, Surya Yalamanchili, spoke directly with Tuck students about managing careers given today's internet tools.
March 26, 2008
How is Web 2.0 changing the way companies engage and collaborate with customers? Jason Thalappillil from Pepsi spoke with Tuck students about his extensive experience with web 2.0. Experience Jason Thalappillil's RadioTuck interview here.
December 3, 2007
How is Web 2.0 changing consumers' relationship to content? How do they find it, share it, contribute to it? Kerry Vance D'98 and PR Manager at Joost visited Tuck to discuss these questions. The full room of participants enjoyed her talk and were invited to ask their own questions.
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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, President and CEO of Time Warner Cable. Mr. Britt is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Tuck School of Business.