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Phil Simon is the award-winning author of five management books: 
A recognized technology expert, he consults companies on how to optimize their use of technology. His contributions have been featured on NBC, CNBC, Inc. Magazine, BusinessWeek, The Huffington Post, The Globe and Mail, Fast Company, the American Express Open Forum, ComputerWorld, Technorati, ZDNet, ABC News, Forbes, The New York Times, ReadWriteWeb, and many other sites.

He also is the president and founder of Motion Publishing.
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Appeared in Breaking Bad commercial
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  • Carnegie Mellon
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  • Cornell University
    Master's
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The case for numeracy
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For as long as I can remember, I have known about the importance of literacy.

The difference between traditional statisticians and data scientists
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It's hard to imagine a hotter job now than the data scientist.

Phil Simon: The Visual Organization: Forbes' Interview
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Dorie Clark recently interviewed me about the new book. Here's an excerpt: The Visual Organization square. “The Visual Organization is funda

A data visualization tip: ignore Covey
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Bestselling author Steven Covey has made a fortune with tips like begin with the end in mind.

Why Big Data In The Enterprise Is Mostly Lip Service - InformationWeek
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Here are six reasons organizations are taking the wrong approach to big data or not utilizing it at all.

The social data police
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I awoke bright and early Wednesday morning and engaged in my regular routine.

New Book: The Visual Organization: Data Visualization, Big Data, and the...
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Publication Date: March 31, 2014. The era of Big Data as arrived but, on many levels, most organizations are woefully unprepared. Far too ma

Even Small Companies Can Tap Big Data If They Know Where to Look
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Alternatives for companies that can’t afford to hire their own data scientists.

Sample from The Visual Organization
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Sample from The Visual Organization - The Huffington Post

Phil Simon: The Perils of the Single Sentence
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I recently saw the following text in a presentation about HR at Netflix: The actual company values, as opposed to the nice-sounding values,

Kodak and the provincial data mind-set
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Few companies had histories as storied as Eastman Kodak.

Information Development » Blog Archive » Watson 2.0, Platform Thinking, ...
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Few computing and technological achievements rival IBM's Watson. Its impressive accomplishments to this point include high-profile victories

Dataviz: Pretty vs. pretty effective
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As I responded to the final edits on The Visual Organization, I couldn't help but reflect a bit.

a review of Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data
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I read this book as the September monthly selection in the 12 Books Group. In short I think this book is a great read for anyone who is tryi

Will everyone need to learn big data skills?
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Fifteen years ago, updating a website required knowledge of HTML.

Book Review: Dogfight by Fred Vogelstein
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Book Review: Dogfight by Fred Vogelstein - The Huffington Post

An Interview with Steve Rothery
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Over the years, Steve Rothery has served as an inspiration to untold numbers of fans and musicians. And his talent doesn't stop there. While