How Big Data Is Helping Professional Sports


Big data has made its way across many different areas of industry, including the professional sports industry where the use of analytics is making a major change in how athletes and sports teams are preparing for games. Big Data CTO News SportsThe use of analytical data is not solely limited to being used as a development tool for individuals […].

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How Big Data Is Revolutionizing Sports


The post How Big Data Is Revolutionizing Sports appeared first on Dataconomy. Imagine you’re a quarterback and you’ve just stepped off the field. Your team has lost. You could look at it as a failure and call it a day – or you could look at it as an opportunity to improve.

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Customer Success Should Be A Team Sport

Forrester IT

Customers hold the power in their relationships with businesses. Today, it's not enough for businesses to deliver products. Customers expect them to deliver outcomes and success. To do this, businesses must understand who the customer is, what their pain points are in achieving their business goals, and must help them choose the right products to meet their goals. The relationship does not stop there.

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The CISO role in cybersecurity: Solo or team sport?

Cloud Musings

The average length of time in the commercial sector between a network security breach and when the detection of that breach is more than 240 days , according to Gregory Touhill , deputy assistant secretary of Cybersecurity Operations and Programs for the Department of Homeland Security.

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Why effective IoT adoption is a team sport, and how to become a player

IT Toolbox

Learn how many disparate threads of an effective IoT fabric come together into a solution

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Researchers sport system to pull rare earth materials from used hard drives

Network World

Open and easy access to rare earth materials -- which are critical parts of electronics in everything from cars to computers -- is still more a dream than reality. One of the ways to address that anxiety is to harvest and reuse such material from used electronic components – in particular computer hard drives. More on Network World: Quick look: World’s largest e-waste dump + To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Digital Business Is a Team Sport

Lundberg Media

IT has become integral to many aspects of business, from marketing and customer engagement to new product design. This requires a new way of organizing and engaging across functions. How important is this cross-functional engagement? It’s huge. Seventy-five percent of the 750 respondents to our global survey (see “The Leadership Edge in Digital Transformation,” from […].

Should CIOs Be Working With “Engines”?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Technology Amazon augmented reality code EA Sports engine Facebook Frostbite graphics physics Unity Unreal videogames virtual realityPerhaps you need an engine to power your IT shop Image Credit: Jorge Quinteros. As the person with the CIO job, you have a lot of challenges facing you.

Follow-Up on Hackers Taking Over Your Car


The list of affected vehicles includes : 2013-2015 MY Dodge Viper specialty vehicles 2013-2015 Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickups 2013-2015 Ram 3500, 4500, 5500 Chassis Cabs 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Cherokee SUVs 2014-2015 Dodge Durango SUVs 2015 MY Chrysler 200, Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger sedans 2015 Dodge Challenger sports coupes. Cyber Security News Chrysler Dodge Dodge Challenger Dodge Durango Dodge Ram Jeep Sport utility vehicle SRT Viper USB flash drive Wired (magazine

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Defeat of Bathroom Bill Saved $7.4 Billion Tourism Economy, Says VisitDallas CEO

Future of CIO

Concerts, sporting events and meetings were canceled as part of a national boycott. More than 26.7 million people visited Dallas in 2016, adding an estimated $7.4 billion to the city’s economy.

How Formula 1 plans to digitise fan experience

Computer Weekly

For a sport built on advanced technology, Formula 1 has lacked a truly digitally enabled fan experience – but that could be about to change

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How innovation in cycling helps Trek-Segafredo create a competitive edge

Computer Weekly

Cycling team is using technology from design to the track to improve its business and sporting competitiveness

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Foot Locker to roll out ‘best fit’ recruitment software after productivity hike

Computer Weekly

Sports retailer to adopt online software to identify best job candidates worldwide after its use led to double-digit productivity growth in US stores

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400 security events a second monitored on Olympics network

Computer Weekly

IT records as well as sporting records were set at the recent Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

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Business is a Sport, You Need a Team - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

Business is a Sport, You Need a Team. Technology is a team sport. About. Standard Disclaimer. A Screw's Loose. by Brian Katz on May 20, 2013 · 1 comment. Last weekend I had the good fortune to watch the FA Cup final on television.

The Billions in Data Center Spending behind Cloud Revenue Growth

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud, and especially public cloud, is becoming a heavyweights-only sport Read More. Amazon Data Center Strategies Featured Google IBM Infrastructure Microsoft SaaS

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Can Data Analytics Elevate Soccer’s Profile in the U.S.?


Where some sports have adopted the use of data analytics to shape predictions and. In the world of IT, data’s role as MVP is rapidly becoming an industry standard. But when it comes to athletics, there’s still some room to grow — at least in the case of American soccer.

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BT accused of under-investing in Openreach, prompting renewed calls for business split

Computer Weekly

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee calls for operation and investment overhaul for Openreach, and claims failure to deliver on this should prompt Ofcom to order breakaway from BT

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Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger Sets Tone for Data Center World

Data Center Knowledge

Conference''s opening keynote shows Rudy''s attitude and approach can transcend the sports world Read More. AFCOM Events Popular

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Going high tech with IBM Cloud at Atlanta's new Mercedes-Benz stadium

Tech Republic Data Center

The newest professional sports stadium opens next week in Atlanta, and it's filled with new tech to improve the fan experience as a result of the team's partnership with IBM

5 Tips for Teams Using ERP Systems

IT Toolbox

Taking full advantage of your ERP's capabilities is a team sport. Those engaged in serious business in the 21st century know the importance of and benefits associated with an Enterprise Resource System (ERP) that's integrated across departments. Getting the system up and running is only one leg of the ERP journey, however. Keeping

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IBM Rolls Out Dedicated Version of Bluemix PaaS

Data Center Knowledge

PaaS that sports Watson APIs and IoT capabilities now available as a single-tenant service, hosted on SoftLayer Read More. Cloud Computing IBM

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Shoptalk 2017: Retail is dead, long live retail!

The Investing Edge

The sports industry is a fascinating case study. Big box retailers such as Sports Authority and Vestis Retail Group (parent company of Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob’s Stores) have called it a day, beaten by the very brands they carried, like Nike.

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Political betting markets show late momentum shift towards Clinton

Tech Republic Big Data

Spread betting company Sporting Index says more bets were placed on Clinton in the past 24 hours than in all of October. Here's a look at how the numbers have been rolling in

Shoptalk 2017: Retail is dead, long live retail!

The Investing Edge

The sports industry is a fascinating case study. Big box retailers such as Sports Authority and Vestis Retail Group (parent company of Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob’s Stores) have called it a day, beaten by the very brands they carried, like Nike.

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How Echo Show Can Win the UC Market

IT Toolbox

The newest Echo will sport hands-free video calling and some other hardware improvements. The launch of the Echo Show puts Amazon’s Echo product line another step closer to winning the unified communications (UC) market from a hardware and innovation perspective. It’s almost looking

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Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2016


Meeker also delves into artificial intelligence, Snapchat brand integrations, changes to live sports viewing habits, car industry innovation and the rise of millennial consumers, among many other topics. Michael Johnson.

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Technology is confusing.

IT Toolbox

These air vent nozzles looked exactly like the, for lack of proper wording, drinking nozzles on sports drink plastic bottles. Even I, a self confessed technology aficionado, can be confused by technology. Something as simple as an air vent nozzle on an airplane ceiling. I just recently saw them on a particular model of plane while flitting on an intercity jaunt. To take a

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Half of all UK businesses experienced a cyber attack in the last year

Tech Republic Security

A new report from the UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport found that fraudulent emails and ransomware were among the most common breaches at UK enterprises. Here's what you need to know

March Madness: 5 data sources that could predict the 2017 NCAA championship

Tech Republic Big Data

The NCAA men's basketball tournament is one of the most exciting parts of the year for sports fans. Here are five data sources that could shed light on the final outcome

Can NFL Football Teach Us About ERP Systems?

IT Toolbox

They may seem unrelated, but there is actually a lot that the sport can teach us about making our enterprise software initiatives successful. Not only is football fun to watch, but it also can teach us a thing or two about ERP systems. Depending on the outcomes, both are exciting, stressful at times, exhilarating and can cause a great deal of heartache

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The Monday Morning Email

IT Toolbox

He nodded his head to a point the local sports personality was making about the weekend's game. James Pattison sat in his car, listening to the radio. He'd been sitting in the same spot for nearly 5 minutes since he pulled into the parking lot at work. He didn't really care about the game, or the team for that matter. The little clock on his dash read 7:59. He just

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Creating a Web App – One Year On

Complete IT Professional

It’s a customised reporting tool for a group of sports […]. One year ago I decided to create a web app for an organisation a friend of mine works with. I’d like to share where it’s at and what I’ve learnt. One Year On I wrote a post where I decided to create a web app. web-app-case-study agile communication developer programming project