With an incredible summer of sport happening, its become clear that Big Data technologies are playing a huge role in the experience.
Never before have so many sports been analyzed in the same way. The depth of stats we now have as the 'viewer' is simply amazing!
Key technologies such as SAP HANA / Machine Learning / Watson etc are playing a key role in the development of sport, both for the teams as well as the viewer.
So it begs the question; What's next?
I can't help but wonder what our experience with sport and technology will be in another 5 / 10 years?
WIMBLEDON fans are being served a mash up of machine learning and advanced analytics in a bid to capture viewers’ attention on social media and digital platforms. Statistics and analytics have been a big feature of grand slam tennis for some years now. But what’s new this year is Watson. IBM’s flagship AI-driven analytics platform has been tasked with crunching through the hundreds of thousands of social media and online posts which the event generates. It’s mission will be to find the stories that fans are most engaged with, and drive creation of the sort of content that they most want to see.