Thomas H. Davenport
Thomas H. Davenport
Contributor, The Yuan

Tom Davenport is distinguished professor of IT and Management at Babson College, visiting professor at Oxford Business School, fellow of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, and senior advisor to Deloitte’s AI practice. His most recent book is ‘The AI Advantage.’

Healthcare Organizations Need to Be Like Banks
Thomas H. Davenport argues healthcare organizations will need to get more digital or cede the business of health to other industries and types of organizations.
Thomas H. Davenport  |  Feb 08, 2022
AI and the Future of Healthcare Work
New era
Pessimists often paint a bleak dystopian picture of a future workplace with robots, AI technology, and no human manual labor, but Thomas H. Davenport dismisses this ugly, apocalyptic portrait. The distinguished professor believes robots and AI technology will augment labor, rather than replacing it.
Thomas H. Davenport  |  Sep 30, 2021
Taking AI from the Bench to the Bedside: Why Does it Take So Long?
Building a more sustainable future requires us to rethink some deeply held assumptions about the role of technology, and AI in particular. Galaz argues that AI’s potential lies not in optimizing systems but in augmenting people’s capacities to become stewards of the biosphere.
Thomas H. Davenport  |  Aug 16, 2021