Hackathons are short-term programming events that use data and analytics to solve real-world challenges. They have been around for a while now, and there is general agreement that they are great opportunities for networking and experimenting. There is also, however, now a growing sense that organisations can use them to
There is a saying that you learn something new every day. The idea behind it is that every situation offers the potential to learn something. In other words, you are always learning from those around you, and from what happens in your everyday life and work. This sounds wonderful. Ongoing
Digitalization, like all new innovations, first improves what we currently do, but then it changes what we do altogether, creating totally new business models and revenue streams. On the video you will hear why analytics plays a vital role in succeeding with digital transformation.
Today there is a lot of talk about why analytics matter. New times and the new digital world calls for new ways of working. We know that we have to increase the productivity of knowledge work, and analytics is the key. The big question is HOW. How to unlock the
Last week Alibaba splashed $2.6 billion, buying Chinese shopping mall operator Intime. This move is yet another step in its strategy strategy to focus on offline-to-online, and create a more seamless experience for its consumers. The coming scope and scale of digital disruption is breathtaking. The integration of design, product management
If you are involved in Analytics, you already know that there are some key areas to be aware of in order to achieve results. Over the last year and a half I’ve found that some of those things make Sports a really intriguing and exciting, not to say the ultimate
- its head coach leaves nothing to chance getting ready for World Cup of Ice Hockey As the final push of the summer, warm weather rolled in over Göteborg, and the Swedish national hockey team "3 Kronor" stepped inside the city’s ice castle Scandinavium to practice and get ready.
As IoT and Telematics become the cornerstone for our connected world the value of being connected humanly also increases. With the rapid technology development comes a disruption in society where collaborating around opportunities and risks becomes absolutely crucial in order to stay relevant. At SAS we are part of several
Regular readers will now be familiar with my recent musings about why and how Sports should embrace and engage with Analytics. While sports are an inspiration already, I’ve been struck by the parallels in objectives, challenges and outcomes with various manufacturing processes. Lately we have been thinking about the impact of
If you don’t believe Analytics and Sports go together you may want to stop reading here. Or you may want to start with validating my previous reasoning on "Why Sports should embrace analytics". If you find you are past the “Why?” you may instead think that the title above doesn’t
With the wide spread Moneyball success story you may think this question is already answered. I for one used to think so. However, after I’ve enthusiastically tried to use the Oakland A’s success story as a metaphor and inspiration for applying analytics, with mixed success, I think it’s worth elaborating