THE NINE WINS TWO AXIOM AWARDS

PHIL SIMON

Award-winning author, dynamic keynote speaker, trusted advisor, & workplace tech expert 

THE WORLD’S FOREMOST INDEPENDENT WORKPLACE COLLABORATION AND TECH EXPERT

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Dynamic, provocative, intelligent, and highly informative perspectives on today’s most critical business and technology issues.

Popular Topics

Dynamic, provocative, intelligent, and highly informative perspectives on today’s most critical business and technology issues.

PHIL IS ABLE TO DISTILL THE COMPLEX TO MORE TACTICAL AND STRATEGIC THINKING, MAKING HIS PRESENTATIONS NOT ONLY ENTERTAINING BUT ALSO OPERATIONAL.

—LORI H. SCHWARTZ, MANAGING PARTNER, STORYTECH™

I have spoken about dozens of different work-, management-, data-, and technology-related topics throughout my career. This page provides information about my most requested talks, but I will gladly customize a topic for your group, conference, or organization.

Proceed With Caution: The Promise and Peril of Generative AI

Tools like ChatGPT, Gemini, and Claude 2 are all the rage, but how can we balance the pros and cons of generative AI in the workplace? 

The Nine: The Tectonic Forces Reshaping the Workplace

Automation, generative AI tools like ChatGPT, blockchain, and other forces are profoundly affecting how we work—and what to do about it now.

Citizen Developers and the Future of Software Development

In this talk based on my book Low-Code/No-Code, I explain why citizen developers represent the future of business applications. It turns out that the future of coding is no coding at all.

Hybrid Project Management

We’ve never been great at managing projects and launching products in person. Hybrid and remote work only complicate matters further. Fortunately, there’s a path forward. 

Reimagining Collaboration and the Future of Work

A timely talk about how companies can turn the pandemic into an opportunity to overhaul their cultures, internal processes, and much more.

How to Fix Business Communication

Thanks to loads of jargon and a tsunami of e-mail, how we’re working just isn’t working anymore.

Successfully Adopting Microsoft Teams or Slack

A frank discussion on change management, adopting new tools, and overcoming resistance in the workplace.

Becoming a Visual Organization

There’s so much data today. How do we actually understand it and make better business decisions?

The Power of Contemporary Platforms

Understanding the most important and powerful business model of the millennium.

What's Next? Current and Future Trends

Where is all of this technology and data ultimately taking us? How should we prepare a murky future?

Agile Analytics

How can our organization quickly find meaningful insights in its data and act on them?

What Is Big Data?

It seems to be a really big deal, but how does our organization separate the considerable hype from reality?

How to Build a Culture of Analytics

What can our organization learn from the cultures of Amazon, Netflix, Google, Facebook, and more? In this talk, I answer that question in spades. 

The Gig Economy

Seek. Serve. Repeat. What is the on-demand economy? How can organizations can survive an increasingly on-demand world?