Episode 8

Big Data Wins you Championships w. Frank Wheeler, Mark Lehew, Nic Smith

Julian Caspari published on

The SAP analytics team predicted the Pittsburgh Penguins would win the cup in 2017 with 90% certainty. They also predicted two of the NCAA final four teams, as well as the UNC Tar Heels as the winner. On this episode, join our insider team as we discuss how big data is now table stakes for professional sports teams wanting to bring home a championship. How is data changing player performance, recruitment and wellbeing? How is it changing the fabric of our franchises and beloved professional leagues? We cover success stories from the NHL, NBA, German Football League and Women’s Tennis Association to learn how they are leveraging data on the court, ice and field to take their sports to an entirely new level. Don't be surprised if you learn a thing or two about implementing a data strategy at your company as well!

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