21 March 2019 /

The AI Advantage

Guest Speaker Thomas Davenport

Sue hosts Thomas Davenport, one of the top three business/technology analysts in the world, one of the 100 most influential people in IT, and one of Fortune’s top 50 business school professors. 

Tom is a world-renowned thought leader and author, is the President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College, the co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics, a Fellow of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, and a Senior Advisor to Deloitte Analytics. He teaches analytics and big data in executive programs at Babson, Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan School, and Boston University. He pioneered the concept of “competing on analytics” with his best-selling 2006 Harvard Business Review article. An author and co-author of 20 books and more than 200 articles, he helps organizations to transform their management practices in digital business domains such as artificial intelligence, analytics, information and knowledge management, process management, and enterprise systems.

In his new book, The AI Advantage: How to Put the Artificial Intelligence Revolution to WorkTom recommends enterprises avoid AI moonshots and instead look to advance AI more incrementally.

Tom and Sue discuss:

  • How AI technologies are being used
  • How to become a cognitive corporation
  • How AI will impact jobs
  • How to manage the organizational, social, and ethical implications of AI
  • Leading case studies and top strategies to make the most out of AI implementation


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