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January 26, 2013   Posted by: admin

OpenSDH – Analytics Research Contest

Sports Data Hub (SDH) is pleased to announce the OpenSDH Analytics Research Contest. OpenSDH is a collaborative project between Sports Data Hub, sports industry professionals, and technology companies to build a common sports analytics platform. As part of the analysis portion of the OpenSDH project, we have decided to engage the skills and creativity of [...]

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July 13, 2012   Posted by: admin

OpenSDH Sports Analytics Platform Takes Off

In just a few short months, the OpenSDH sports analytics platform has received tremendous support from more than a dozen professional teams worldwide, representing the Premier League (EPL), Major League Soccer (MLS), Major League Baseball (MLB), National Basketball Association (NBA), National Football League (NFL), Australian Football League (AFL), and others.  As a platform that is [...]

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April 5, 2012   Posted by: admin

Sports Data Hub Launches OpenSDH – A FREE Sports Analytics Platform for All Sports

SportsDataHub (SDH) announces OpenSDH, a FREE sports analytics platform, based on open source technology, that enables sports teams from around the world to easily consume, manage, analyze, and visualize their own internal and external data. OpenSDH is a collaborative project between SDH, sports data/service providers, sports industry professionals, and top technology companies to create an [...]

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September 4, 2011   Posted by: admin

Three challenges facing sports analytics leaders

If you’ve watched my MIT Sports Analytics presentation video (you can watch it on the video page here too) you’ll remember the three main challenges that leading franchises are trying to tackle… Width, Depth, and Speed. WIDTH Width in this context is the concept of data diversity. Width describes the desire to incorporate many different [...]

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September 4, 2011   Posted by: admin

Holy Grail : A single software package that does all analytics tasks…

In my interactions with sports folks I get a range of really good questions (I also ask my fair share). The single most common question I get asked is “Is there a single software package that we can buy that will do all the analytic stuff” People have an understandable desire for a single ‘thing’ [...]

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September 3, 2011   Posted by: admin

Beyond Moneyball: The Rapidly Evolving World of Sports Analytics

Sports Data Hub is honored to be mentioned in this three part series by Ben Alamar and Vijah Mehrotra. It gives a good overview of the state of sports analytics from the statistical perspective with a nod to Data Management and data architecture. Article: Beyond ‘Moneyball’ The rapidly evolving world of Sports Analytics – Part [...]

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