One of the hottest uses for big data and analytics is in sports and SAP is certainly making big headway in that sector. Just recently, SAP HANA was credited for its essential role in winning games in sports ranging from basketball and football to the 2014 World Cup and women's tennis.
If anything, this is another reason why you should never tether with your mobile phone when out of town.
Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 1/31 including: what NFL Now is doing to create a more personalized fan experience for football junkies on mobile devices, the question of data recovery now that more personal devices are used in the workplace, an Android app coming out of Rutgers that lets mobile users know when an app is tracking their location, mobile firm Inq shuts down the business and the launch of Facebook's Paper app which provides easily accessed news to consumers.
Big data, analytics and statistics have changed professional sports forever. Juice Labs may have changed how sports fans see their games.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded in their phonebook-sized playbooks for iPads, and each of the 90 players on the team got one of his own, reports Rick Stroud at the St. Petersburg Times. Coach
A new analytics system at the New Meadowlands Stadium will help executives and retailers keep track of customer activity in real time. Dubbed the "Command Center," the system from Roundarch comes
With the 0-16 Detroit Lions on the clock since roughly mid-September, the National Football League will finally commence its annual rookie draft on Apr. 25. For the fourth consecutive year, Sprint
The countdown is on to Super Bowl XLIII--with the Pittsburgh Steelers squaring off against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Feb. 1. Sprint announced a series of mobile content exclusives offered via
Sprint announced it will become the first U.S. mobile operator to offer live NFL game telecasts beginning Nov. 6 when cable's NFL Network broadcasts the first contest of its annual eight-game
Mobile messaging services provider 4INFO announced an exclusive mobile publishing partnership with the National Football League's premier franchise the New York Jets--the firm also announced