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

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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

Overconfidence

Data Silos and Owners

The Spectrum of Use of Data and Intuition

Trust

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