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 […].

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Emotion and the B2B brand experience

Forrester IT

Turns out that during the 2017 sporting event, B2B brands produced some of the most-talked-about commercials. If I asked you for a list brands that might air a commercial during the Super Bowl, you’d probably include a brand like Pepsi, perhaps a Tom Brady-endorsed Foot Locker, or yet another mega consumer brand. Tom Brady put […]. adaptive brand marketing B2B B2B marketing brand building brand experience branding Uncategorized

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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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Cloud4Good: Building an Inclusive Chat Bot for Athletes with Disabilities


The objective of the project was to build a conversational interface and analytics dashboard for viaSport BC’s newest inclusive sport initiative. sports"; var subject = _entities["Subject"].Entity

Expedient Completes Expansion and Announces Additional Growth

Data Center Knowledge

Expedient completes data center expansion in Pittsburgh and announces three new projects for 2014, Zayo upgrades electrical and security infrastructure at its Las Vegas colocation facility, Internap''s CDN helps Sportradar stream live professional sporting events, and Global Transit expands its.

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.

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

Mobile Gamers: Fun-Seeking but Fickle


Look to sports games. Free mobile games sound like an advertiser’s dream. Smartphone owners like them because the applications download quickly, cost nothing, and are fun to play; marketers like them because they provide a huge, new space for promoting companies and services. Want to advertise athletic apparel? Want to sell cars? Look to games favored by young adults. But Swrve, a marketing firm specializing in mobile business, has reason to think otherw. To read more please log in.

SAP HANA: A Fantasy Football Use Case


The demand for fantasy sports has been driven by fans' desire to get more involved with the sport they love and fueled by the availability of vast amounts of league and player data. Commissioner Goodell has thrown significant support behind the activity, including several strategic investments around analytic capabilities to empower the fantasy sports enthusiast. Double Delight for Sports Fanatics as the Fantasy Market Partners with Fantasy Data (

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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

Where Video Analytics Falls Into Your Big Data Strategy: 5 Use Cases


Video analytics for surveillance is already being put in use at places like airports, sporting venues, retails stores, banks, and more. Sporting events, for example, can track the movements of visitors, helping them determine how best to direct traffic and ensure smooth flow throughout the location. Rick Delgado. Any business hoping to enjoy success now and well into the future knows that big data is the way to go.

Star Trek-themed Kirk ransomware has Spock decryptor, demands ransom be paid in Monero

Network World

The fake version sports the LOIC slogan, “When harpoons, air strikes and nukes fail,” and claims to be initializing once executed. While you may want to live long and prosper, you don’t want to be “kirked” – an extension added to files encrypted by the new Star Trek -themed Kirk ransomware.

London Calling! An AWS Region is coming to the UK!

All Things Distributed

Mid-sized Organisations – Haven Power , Holiday Extras , ">Exeter Family Friendly , ">Royal Opera House , ">Total Jobs , Retail Companies – Shop Direct , Nisa Retail , Kurt Geiger , Sport Pursuit.