From Baseball to Big Data
Excerpt: The Big Data Business Forum will feature notable industry game-changer, Billy Beane, Oakland A’s and Subject of Michael Lewis’ best-selling book Moneyball (now a major motion picture). Beane will give a glimpsebehind the scenes of Moneyball and explain his statistical methodology that led the Oakland A’s, one of the worst teams in baseball, to four consecutive playoff appearances and three American League West Division Titles. Attendees will hear firsthand the inspiring underdog story of how he changed the game and how businesses everywhere can implement the same statistical methodology to gain a competitive advantage. View the agenda at http://bit.ly/RSlTOl.
- Moneyball (mrmovietimes.com)
- Big data analytics today lets businesses play ‘Moneyball’ (infoworld.com)
- Moneyball, Commerce and Digital Marketers (blogs.gartner.com)
- Oakland A’s: How Billy Beane Puts Moneyball Theory into Practice (bleacherreport.com)
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