Phil Simon
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Author and Speaker

Phil Simon is a frequent keynote speaker and recognized technology expert. He is the award-winning author of six management books, including The Visual Organization: Data Visualization, Big Data, and the Quest for Better Decisions. He consults organizations on matters related to strategy, data, and technology. His contributions have been featured on The Harvard Business Review, CNN, Wired, NBC, CNBC, Inc. Magazine, BusinessWeek, The Huffington Post, Fast Company, The New York Times, ReadWriteWeb, and many other sites.

Recent Posts

Data lessons from Pizza Hut

Thought leaders and pundits like me espouse the virtues of big data. Although you'll get no argument from me on the potential benefits of this ... Read More

Bad data management in a two-letter word

Big data? What about the small stuff? In preparing for an upcoming business trip, I decided to rent a car on Enterprise.com. I could have ... Read More

A foxier way to search

What are all of the companies in San Francisco trying to make the Internet of Things happen? Google it if you like, but you're only ... Read More

On pronouns, online dating and data laziness

Working from home confers significant benefits. Two of my favorites are a two-second commute and the ability to take afternoon naps without offending judgmental coworkers. ... Read More

Data diversity

I have consulted on enough enterprise system implementations to know that there's anything but uniformity on how to roll out a new set of mature ... Read More

Better memory through data

We all lose things. Some of us are just better at finding them than others. I had to remind myself of that fact the other ... Read More

Healthcare, big data and big frustrations

As part of The Affordable Care Act, many Americans have had to change insurance providers or plans. I’m old enough to realize that wide-sweeping changes ... Read More

On data, risk and LeBron

Few cities use data as much as Las Vegas. Walk into any casino and you'll see nothing sort of a paean to data. For instance, ... Read More

The error paradox

How are sales going? It's a frequent query that every author gets from time to time. Lamentably, though, that four-word question is difficult if not ... Read More