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Phil Simon replied to Vincent Granville's discussion New Book: The Visual Organization: Data Visualization, Big Data, and the Quest for Better Decisions in the group New Books and Journals
"Publication date is now 3/10. To read a sample and watch the trailer, go here."
Feb 9, 2014
Phil Simon replied to Vincent Granville's discussion New Book: Big Data at Work: Dispelling the Myths, Uncovering the Opportunities in the group New Books and Journals
"Interesting. Seems like it's different than the bestselling consumer-oriented book. I wonder if it overlaps with mine."
Feb 7, 2014
Phil Simon commented on Kirk Borne's blog post Big Data and Data Science Books - A Baker's Dozen
"You might as well add mine Too Big to Ignore. The book makes the business case for big data. Not to be self-promotional, but I felt a little neglected when I saw this list and mine wasn't on it. :)"
Jan 21, 2014
Phil Simon commented on Zach Piester's blog post Unstructured Data Really Isn't
"Interesting post. RDBMSs aren't equipped to handle the un- or poly-structured data about which you write. To that end, I agree with Jim's comment."
Mar 19, 2013
Phil Simon commented on Phil Simon's blog post Excerpt from Too Big to Ignore
"Well, I don't want to give too much away, but Big Data startups are in there. Big time (bad pun?)"
Feb 13, 2013
Glenn Strycker commented on Phil Simon's blog post Excerpt from Too Big to Ignore
"I completely agree -- although this situation does also provide a lot of opportunity for entrepreneurs to start new companies that can shed the bad habits of the dinosaur companies.  Regulations, on the other hand, are going to be more…"
Feb 13, 2013
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Excerpt from Too Big to Ignore

The following is excerpted from Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data. John Wiley & Sons will be publishing this in early March 2013.Much like the baseball revolution pioneered by Billy Beane, car insurance today is undergoing a fundamental transformation. Just ask Joseph Tucci. As the CEO at data storage behemoth EMC Corporation, he knows a thing or 30 about data. On October 3, 2012, Tucci spoke…See More
Feb 12, 2013

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Short Bio:
Phil Simon is a sought-after speaker and the author of five management books. His most recent, Too Big To Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data, will be released in March of 2013 (John Wiley & Sons). 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.
My Website or LinkedIn Profile (URL):
http://www.philsimon.com
Field of Expertise:
Business Analytics, Quant, Other
Years of Experience in Analytical Role:
10
Professional Status:
Other
Interests:
Networking, New Venture, Other
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Industry:
consulting
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Excerpt from Too Big to Ignore

Posted on February 12, 2013 at 12:34pm 4 Comments

The following is excerpted from Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data. John Wiley & Sons will be publishing this in early March 2013.

Much like the baseball revolution pioneered by Billy Beane, car insurance today is undergoing a fundamental transformation. Just ask Joseph Tucci. As the CEO at data storage behemoth EMC Corporation, he knows a thing or 30…

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