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
I am lucky to be constantly speaking to many key decision makers in sport. Towards the start of my conversation with any organisation I try to understand how the company currently operates. I am still a little surprised at some of the top level sporting strategy documents I review as part of my due diligence. They often mention terms such as "digital", "increased participation", "security", "loyalty", "fan
As I write this week’s article, the UK Government has just announced its annual budget, outlining how they plan on spending the nation’s money. One of the key announcements for the Sports sector was a £300m recovery package to help support clubs and federations in England. Given the large number of sports that will be going through financial hardships right now, how much money
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
I am lucky to continue to network and meet some wonderful people within the Sports industry. There are those that are incredibly experienced and have been able to work through their entire career in the industry. But what about the next generation…
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.
I’ve read several posts recently on how people have conducted multiple interviews but still had no sight of a job offer. There is no doubt it’s a competitive market out there right now, but there are some things you can do to give yourself the best chance possible of landing a role