4 February, 2016
Zendrive, a startup that uses smartphone sensors to measure drivers’ behavior, has raised $13.5 million in Series A funding led by Sherpa Capital, with…
Publication: Tech Crunch
29 January, 2016
IBM says Watson represents a new era of computing — a step forward to cognitive computing, where apps and systems interact with humans via natural language…
19 January, 2016
Along with social, mobile and cloud, analytics and associated data technologies have earned a place as one of the core disruptors of the digital age. 2015 saw big data initiatives moving from test to production and a strong push to leverage new data technologies to power business intelligence. As 2016…
14 January, 2016
Have you ever made a hiring mistake? If you are like most firms, hiring errors are among the most costly mistakes firms regularly make. Biases, human error, and unsophisticated tools to understand candidate-company fit are among some of the reasons people—and companies—continually make hiring mistakes…
13 January, 2016
Ford’s been grabbing headlines recently with its broad Smart Mobility initiative—the basis for its advances in connectivity, mobility, and autonomous vehicles. Now, the automaker is tapping IBM to move the project forward with cloud-based analytics.
On Monday, Ford and IBM announced they are developing a pilot platform…
13 January, 2016
Let’s do a little comparison on athlete analytics today, and what they could be tomorrow.
Today: Star NFL cornerback has had a strong week of practice, but during an intense game on Sunday he starts to show fatigue. Coaches aren’t sure if it’s the normal rigors of…
11 January, 2016
New omnichannel concepts blend machine-generated data and analytics into a centralized scheme that can help retailers get a composite view of their customers…
11 January, 2016
It is imperative the Clemson Tigers immediately impose their will from the defensive side of the ball and stop Derrick Henry on the ground tonight. The worst possible case for the Clemson defense would be if Henry gets going early in this game, because it will enable Alabama’s offense…
Publication: FOX Sports
7 January, 2016
There’s no doubt creative geniuses are behind our favorite TV shows, but can we attribute some of their popularity to data analysis as well? More specifically, can we use big data to produce a show sure to be a hit?
A Munich-based data scientist named Sebastian Wernicke dove…
6 January, 2016
It’s been an eventful couple of weeks for the NFL’s new guard.
Chip Kelly was never the “Moneyball” coach some mistook him to be, but his firing from the Philadelphia Eagles last week sacked the sports science movement’s highest-profile practitioner. This week, the Cleveland Browns’ hiring…
5 January, 2016
It makes sense that the beginning of the NHL’s analytics era has coincided almost exactly with the arrival of a league salary cap. With every dollar now precious, and with big-budget teams just as cost-conscious as small-market clubs, any advantage is worth pursuing.
The extent of…
Publication: Bleacher Report
21 December, 2015
User experience, talent and analytics top the CIO agenda for 2016, according to a survey of 20 CIOs by CIO Journal. The responses reveal some common themes facing IT chiefs as technology becomes increasingly vital to business growth. Among their priorities…