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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 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.

We invite you to experience past overviews and series on hyperconnectivity, IoT, Big Data, Cloud, Social, Mobile and Video.


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.

  • Digital Donkeys & Electronic Elephants: Campaigning with Big Data Photo

    Digital Donkeys & Electronic Elephants: Campaigning with Big Data

    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 ›

  • Maps, Spies and Commerce: Elevating Satellite Imagery with Cloud Computing Photo

    Maps, Spies and Commerce: Elevating Satellite Imagery with Cloud Computing

    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 ›

  • Avatars in the Boardroom: A Virtual Revolution in Workplace Collaboration Photo

    Avatars in the Boardroom: A Virtual Revolution in Workplace Collaboration

    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 ›

  • VIDEO: An Industry Overview Photo

    VIDEO: An Industry Overview

    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 ›

  • Beyond Web 2.0 Photo

    Beyond Web 2.0

    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 ›

  • Web 2.0 and Career Management Photo

    Web 2.0 and Career Management

    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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Past Series

Connected Everywhere: The Transformation to a Hyperweb World Thumb 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, former Chairman, President and CEO of Time Warner Cable. Mr. Britt was a graduate of Dartmouth College and Tuck School of Business.

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