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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Cybersecurity And Professional Sports: Securing The Internet Of Sports

Forrester IT

Over the past few years, companies in all markets have embraced digital transformation, whether it is financial services finding new mechanisms to engage with customers or manufacturers adding sensors and other data collection components into their operational processes.

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Customer Engagement: A Data-Driven Team Sport

Eric D. Brown

What would you do if you had so much data about your customers that you know could know (almost) everything about your customer when they contacted you?

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Here is everything you want to know about Sports Analytics


Every sport in the world today has some form of analytics programmed to it. If we’re talking about sports analytics, I have to bring up the “Moneyball” reference. Honestly speaking though, sports analytics has come a really long way from the.

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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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.

NoSQL database technology finds use cases, but still minority sport

Computer Weekly

From managing water meter data, through Bitcoin and video data, to web publishing, NoSQL database technology is finding real use cases. But it's likely to be stuck at 10% of the market for some time

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The Big Challenge for Sports Betting: Software Engineering

Information Week

Implementing sports betting isn't just about legality but about data and building out the software to support oddsmaking, new types of betting, and financial requirements

Streamlined integration promises revolution in sports tickets sales

IT Toolbox

KORE Software is hailing what it calls “a groundbreaking level of integration” through the world's first CRM-based transaction and payment processing integration with Archtics, Ticketmaster's season ticket sales application. It will greatly reduce the time it takes sales representatives to complete a ticket or premium inventory sale, since they will no longer need to leave the CRM platform.

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US Immigration and Customs Enforcement nabs $20M in fake sports gear ahead of Super Bowl 51

Network World

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) teams nabbed 260,000 counterfeit sports-related items during its annual, year-long Operation Team Player sting.

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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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 […].

FIRST and the sports model – is it getting out of hand?

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

The FIRST organization have chosen to use the sports model as the basis of their programs, as shown in the image to the right. Is the sports model getting out of hand and need to be changed? Tags: FIRST DeliberatePractice Education learning Mastery sports

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

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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Get Your SEO In Shape

Forrester IT

Pick a sport. Any sport. You are now tasked with managing that team’s success. Sounds pretty fun, right? Apply this to managing a company’s search engine optimization (SEO) and it quickly turns into a cumbersome task.

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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.

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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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.

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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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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The Sounds of (Disconnected) Silence

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

Current Affairs Events Off Topic Sports golf mobility sportsI had the great pleasure to attend this week's U.S. Open Championship golf tournament at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. All in all, it was a remarkable experience on many levels: . the immense skill displayed by the players (as of this writing, Rory McIlroy was running away with the tournament), the beauty and challenge of a U.S. Open-caliber course, and.

Fenway Magic and Turning Around a Team

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

Articles Collaboration Current Affairs Sports baseball Fenway performance Red Sox Teamwork The Red Sox are inspiring people all over New England and beyond.

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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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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When Your IT Project Is Doomed to Fail

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

Books Current Affairs Project Management Sports ACA Affordable Care Act government IT projects Obamacare portals Project Management technology There is an old saying in golf that every golf bet is won or lost on the first tee.

Baseball As Collaboration Metaphor

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

Collaboration Current Affairs Events Off Topic Sports Baseball Collaboration SharePoint

More Done Than Said

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

Sports Baseball OTB [Editor''s Note: This will be the last post about baseball for a while. I promise. I had to get it out of my system. Thanks for indulging me.].

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

Fenway Magic and Turning Around a Team

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

Articles Collaboration Current Affairs Sports baseball Fenway performance Red Sox TeamworkThe Red Sox are inspiring people all over New England and beyond.

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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