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.
The 2012-13 Britt Technology Impact Series is examining the explosion of information emanating from our digital world in a series titled, Information Overload: Capitalizing on Big Data.
Past series have looked at cloud computing, social technology, mobillity, video and web 2.0.
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Current Series: Information Overload: Capitalizing on Big Data
Big Data is the idea that the amount of information is stretching beyond our ability to manage it and make use of it. The technology that underpins modern society — from smartphones to social platforms to supply-chain networks — is driving an unparalleled increase in data. About 90 percent of information in the world today was created in the past two years, according to IBM. This rapid growth makes clear that new tools are needed to capture, analyze use and capitalize on huge sets of 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 ›
November 17, 2011 • Tuck Campus
Yancey L. Spruill T'97, CFO at DigitalGlobe, visits talk 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.