Virtually every major sports league around the world has aggressively adopted data and analytic capabilities to improve the performance of their players and teams, as well as increase revenue and improve the customer experience. These efforts offer Business Analytic leaders a treasure trove of best practices and lessons learned particularly around data story telling. In particular, this 30 minute presentation will cover two key issues:
1) Best Practices: Adopt the analytic best practices pioneered by sports leagues around the world (e.g. quantified self, real time decision making, location intelligence, and forecasting).
2) Communication: Use sports analytics as a way to communicate the value and importance of business analytics.