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.
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.
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
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›