Britt Technology Impact Series: Video
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.
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.
April 22, 2009
Three top media executives from NBC Universal, MTV and WMUR-TV wrapped up this year’s Speaker Series with a provocative discussion about the monetization of video content as part of this year's BTIS focus on video. The three professionals participated in a lively discussion experienced by a full room of MBA students. More ›
February 18, 2009
Bob Zitter, EVP, Technology and CTO, Home Box Office and Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilarie & Co., visited Tuck to discuss video and the value chain.
February 4, 2009
Suranga Chandratillake, CEO of blinkx, an international expert on video search and the convergence of Web and TV visited Tuck. He founded blinkx, which is considered a leader in video search, in 2004. The company went public on the London Stock Exchange in 2007. Chandratillake has been recognized as one of the top 10 leaders in Science and Innovation by The Observer's Future 500 list. More ›
January 14, 2009 Tuck Campus • TECH@TUCK
Students, faculty and community members gathered at Tuck to gain insights and information from top industry executives. The panelists discussed how consumers are driving their companies to offer dynamic content on multiple platforms including mobile devices, conventional television and online. More ›
January 14, 2009
Keval Desai, Director of Product Management at Google, presented an inside view of Google's new TV ad business on January 14, 2009. He walked students through a demonstration of how easy it is for anyone to place an ad on television using Google's new service. Since joining the company in 2003, Keval has managed products in Google's Ads and Syndication businesses. Currently, Keval leads Google's efforts in TV Ads. More ›
December 3, 2008
Yvette Kanouff, chief strategy officer at SeaChange Intl., spoke to a full house regarding the personalization of TV. 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 ›
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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.