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2013: The Year Of Wearable Computing And Data-Driven Healthy Lifestyles

2013: The Year Of Wearable Computing And Data-Driven Healthy Lifestyles | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
By Celia Brown, Director, Customer Experience Marketing, SAP It’s been six months since I made the cliché New Year’s Resolution… lose weight, get in shape - you know the drill.

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Scouting is a whole new ballgame - FOXSports.com

Scouting is a whole new ballgame - FOXSports.com | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
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Scouting is a whole new ballgame
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... prospects. There were 18 franchises represented at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics conference in March in Boston as compared to four clubs the previous year.
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Sports analytics: How 'Moneyball' meets big data (gallery) | ZDNet

Sports analytics: How 'Moneyball' meets big data (gallery) | ZDNet | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Bill James and Billy Beane have led the way for sports teams to make strategic decisions based on analyzing data rather than watching the actual games or players.

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Carla Gentry CSPO's curator insight, March 15, 2013 9:07 AM

The goal is to make a team better while using fewer resources. It helps a team pick important role players at a lower cost while avoiding the ones who demand higher salaries but may provide a low return on a team's investment. Even small market teams can be competitive — case in point the Oakland A's.

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Professional Sports & Big Data - Gaining the Competitive Edge via Analytics and Understanding

Professional Sports & Big Data - Gaining the Competitive Edge via Analytics and Understanding | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
The NFL season has just ended and a new era of Big Data analytics is just beginning.

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Numbers game: the book on sports analytics - Pioneer Press

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Numbers game: the book on sports analytics
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Simply put, sports analytics is using data and technology to help make better decisions -- gaining an edge over the competition.
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Sports And Analytics: A Holistic Approach - Forbes

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By Kaan Turnali, Global Senior Director, Business Intelligence, SAP Last week, in the first installment of my Sports and Analytics series, I detailed how sports and entertainment organizations are similar to industries such as retail or consumer...
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The State of Analytics: the Politics of Soccer Statistics | Counter ...

The State of Analytics: the Politics of Soccer Statistics | Counter ... | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Ideally, doubters might be convinced if they were given concrete examples of how teams in other sports have been improved through data analysis. Instead, many analysts are left to argue, “Long term, stable investment in the ...
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Sports And Analytics: A Perfect Couple - Forbes

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The advancement of technology, especially in the areas of big data, in-memory computing, the cloud, and mobile, further put the spotlight on analytics in the sports and entertainment industries.
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MIT conference shows CIOs how sports data can help IT win at analytics - Sports analytics and the CIO: Five lessons from the sports data craze

MIT conference shows CIOs how sports data can help IT win at analytics - Sports analytics and the CIO: Five lessons from the sports data craze | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
A knowledge of sports data analytics can help enterprise CIOs shape their business analytics programs. Read more in this report from the 2013 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

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Carla Gentry CSPO's curator insight, March 12, 2013 3:24 PM

"Big data coming to the sports scene was a huge development this year," said Daryl Morey, one of the conference's co-founders, and number-crunching general manager of the National Basketball Association's Houston Rockets. Sports analytics, he said, "has become mainstream because it works."

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Analytics is changing sports - Troy Media

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Analytics is changing sports
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The film, based on the best-selling 2003 non-fiction book by Michael Lewis, has helped demonstrate just how important the role of statistical analysis can be in sports.
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Analytics now part of game plan for NFL teams - San Antonio Express

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Analytics now part of game plan for NFL teams
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In truth, there still are many who think that way about analytics in the NFL and whether they can permeate the sport the way statistical analysis affects baseball and basketball.
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