It is clear to see that the Generation Z sports fan is completely different to the more traditional X and Y iterations. What's more concerning for the industry is some research suggests Generation Z sports fan is less enthusiastic about watching sport.
The impact of data in sport cannot be undervalued. The role of data analyst is now common in most sports across the world. It is getting more publicised than ever before. I commented on a post on LinkedIn that last week that I was watching an EFL (English Football League) round-up show where a club had appointed a data analyst. Their name was called out
Last weekend the NHL rolled out a groundbreaking feat. The Edgewood Tahoe Resort was the destination of back-to-back games on Saturday and Sunday. For a lover of sport seeing an ice rink with the Sierra Nevada mountains as a backdrop was truly breath taking . “It’s one of the purest forms of the game that we could play, being outdoors,” said left wing Gabriel Landeskog
I’m a qualified Audit Manager at Withum, in the Technology and Emerging Growth group and head of our newly formed Sports Technology division. I have experience with accounting for complex debt and equity transactions, stock based compensation, capitalised software and revenue recognition. I’ve assisted with financial statement preparation for hundreds of companies. Our Technology group is incredibly strong and I work closely with them to
Data dashboarding tools has changed modern day data analytics for the better in my eyes. It’s given the business user and data scientist a common way in which to share and collaborate on insight. Often the historic challenge for the data analyst was their ability to communicate their findings to their stakeholders. The better the analyst, the more they were able to draw out insights
A common problem that can often escalate over time is system redundancy. IT leaders like every other area of business are tasked on the impacts they have on the business. Very often this is demonstrated by instigating new projects and programmes of work. As business and success can be associated with change and transformation.
One of the key challenges in 2018 for businesses in Europe was to make sure they were GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliant. The UK data protection act as we once knew it had been changed and a European wide act GDPR was there to rule over how companies managed and exchange PII (Personal Identifiable Information) across Europe.
I was fortunate to be able conduct an interview with Bill Gerrard; someone I consider to be an expert in the field of data analytics in sport. Bill is currently a Professor of Business Management, at the University of Leeds Business School. Bill shared with me his journey in sports analytics.
The numbers speak for themselves… eSports is expected to generate 1.5 Billion US Dollars in annual revenues this year and by 2021 the number of eSports enthusiasts worldwide is expected to rise to over 250 million. With a further 300 million occasionally consuming eSports. These number predictions are only likely to increase the longer we are contained indoors due to Covid-19. Even I’m considering having