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 T'72, former Chairman, President & 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, The Digital (R)Evolution: Transforming Business Models.
Internet / Connectivity
Current Series: The Digital (R)Evolution: Transforming Business Models
Technology is enabling the transformation of entire industries, including retail, healthcare, financial services, media and entertainment, and manufacturing. Infrastructure that once enabled technology is increasingly a new line of business itself, as companies look to contract with service providers instead of managing their own assets in-house. Mobile phones and location services are rapidly changing a wide array of services, with sharing economy companies displacing traditionally static sectors of the economy as technology enables consumers to gain access to assets without requiring ownership.
Why are we seeing so many new business models? How will individuals, executives, enterprises, and industries respond to new players with alternative business models challenging their industries? What role does technology play in enabling these business models? What industries have been most impacted, and which are likely to be significantly impacted in the future? What role does corporate IT play in supporting their enterprises’ creation of new business models? The 2015-2016 Britt Technology Impact Series will seek to answer these questions and further explore the radical transformation that technology is having on business models.
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, former Chairman, President and CEO of Time Warner Cable. Mr. Britt was a graduate of Dartmouth College and Tuck School of Business.