Meet Tom Davenport
Tom Davenport, a world renowned thought leader and author in the area of analytics is now an independent Senior Advisor to Deloitte U.S.
Deloitte member firms have a deep worldwide capability across the analytics continuum. Clients understand the power and insight analytics can bring to their business. A thought leader like Tom Davenport demonstrates the value of analytics to all functions within an organization.
Tom Davenport 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 Center for Digital Business.
An information management pioneer, Tom has published on the topics of analytics in business, process management, information and knowledge management, and enterprise systems. He pioneered the concept of “competing on analytics” with his best-selling 2006 Harvard Business Review article (and his 2007 book by the same name).
His new book, Big Data at Work, from Harvard Business Press was released in January 2014. Another recent book is Keeping Up with the Quants:Your Guide to Understanding and Using Analytics, with Jinho Kim.
He wrote or edited sixteen other books, and over 100 articles for Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, the Financial Times, and many other publications.
In 2003 he was named one of the world’s “Top 25 Consultants” by Consulting magazine. In 2005 Optimize magazine’s readers named him among the top 3 business/technology analysts in the world. In 2007 and 2008 he was named one of the 100 most influential people in the IT industry by Ziff-Davis magazines. In 2012 he was named one of the world’s top fifty business school professors by Fortune magazine.
The evolution of insights
Analytics is a powerful tool that can help real businesses gain the hindsight, insight, and foresight needed to solve complex problems that seem intractable. Its uses are myriad, and its applications span the enterprise.
Through the industry lens
Analtyics coupled with industry knowledge can be the key to a winning edge.
Life at Deloitte
People make Deloitte one of the best places to work. What’s great about the people? That’s an easy answer. They are exceptional. Each person is unique and valued for that, among the best and brightest in the business, and takes pride in his or her achievements and the success of others.