Britt Technology Impact Series: Technology
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 2014-15 Britt Technology Impact Series is examining the transformational impact of the growing hyperweb and the fusion of technology into every interaction in our corporate and social worlds in a series titled, Connected Everywhere: The Transformation to a Hyperweb World.
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 is examining the transformational impact of the growing hyperweb and the fusion of technology into every interaction in our corporate and social worlds.
October 26, 2012 • Tuck School of Business
Presented as part of Tuck's student-run "Trends in Technology" Conference; this panel discussed the massive role of big data in politics. Participants included Chris Kelly, Former Chief Privacy Officer at Facebook (shown here,) Nate Murphy, Election Center Manager at NationBuilder, Tom Buxton, Chairman of Buxton and Joseph Bafumi, Associate Professor of Government at Dartmouth College. More ›
November 17, 2011 • Tuck Campus
Yancey L. Spruill T'97, CFO at DigitalGlobe, visits Tuck to talk about managing large amounts of data and enormous files in the cloud. More ›
February 24, 2011 • Tuck Campus
John Lester, Director of Community Development at ReactionGrid, spoke at Tuck on the power and reach of virtual collaboration as part of the Britt Technology Impact Series. More ›
November 12, 2008
James McQuivey, VP of Forrester Research, spoke at Tuck. He kicked off the 2008-2009 Britt Technology Impact Series, sponsored by Glenn Britt (T'72), CEO of Time Warner Cable. The BTIS has additional funding from IBM. More ›
April 23, 2008
An off-the-record look at emerging technologies, venture capitalism, and entrepreneurship was enjoyed by participants and attendants. Questions covered include: How are companies looking to invest in emerging technologies identifying and evaluating new prospects? How are entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs-turned-investors working together? 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.
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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.