Data-Driven Strategy Leads to Historic Win for Brentford Football Club

A few years ago I wrote an article about the NBA’s use of data analytics and statistics to recruit players for future seasons. It appears that the NBA is not the only sports league to turn to statistics when deciding which players they should offer spots to on their teams.

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The Home of Former Florida Data Scientist Rebekah Jones was Raided Last Week

“It's time to speak up before another 17,000 people are dead. You know this is wrong. You don't have to be a part of this. Be a hero. Speak out before it's too late” read the text message that was sent to 1,750 state workers through the state’s emergency management system last month.

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Big Data Is Set to Grow 43% According to Hadoop Report: Here's Why

As the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to wreck-havoc around the globe – one thing is certain. Big data is not slowing down. In-fact a report by Hadoop predicts that the big data and analytics market will increase 43% in the next six years.

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'Winging it' Vs 'Statistical Reasoning' Part II: Why Statistics Can Fail

With a few more weeks to go in the NFL season I checked back in with Stephanie Martin and Matty Van Riper to see if the statistics they had used to pick their fantasy football teams at the beginning of the season were proving to be successful. Was their strategy of winging it or using statistics to pick their teams working or hindering their team’s performance?

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