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 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

Tips on becoming a Visual Organization

There’s little doubt that basic, static pie charts and even infographics can tell a story. But, as I write in my new book, Visual Organizations ... Read More

Using data brokers: tread lightly

These days, many organizations define themselves in terms of their impact on the environment. Naysayers may dismiss companies like Starbucks, UPS and others as engaging ... Read More

Staying employable in an era of big data

Data matters more than ever. Progressive organizations such as Netflix, the University of Texas System and others are using contemporary data visualization tools to find the signal ... Read More

Visualizing the next Whatsapp

There's been no shortage of eye-opening mergers and acquisitions activity in the news lately. Tumblr might have been the trojan horse of the more recent and expensive ... Read More