TECH BUYER Jan 2020 - IDC Perspective - Doc # CA45843820

Game On! What Sports Can Teach Business About Using Data and Analytics

By: Mark SchruttStrategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research, Jason BremnerResearch Vice President, Industry and Business Solutions

Table of Contents

Executive Snapshot

Situation Overview

Data Rich But Second Division in Information

Moving at Different Speeds

2014: The Year of Analytics

Figure: Heatmap of Mike Trout Versus All Pitchers

Figure: Lessons Business Can Learn from Sports

A Unique Focus on People

Extensive and Focused Use of Data

Forward Looking in the Use of Data

Figure: Real-Time Data as Part of the IDC DataSphere

From Worst to First

Advice for the Technology Buyer


Data Silos and Owners

The Spectrum of Use of Data and Intuition


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