As the business of sports analytics transforms teams and leagues around the world, Wharton alumni and the School’s data-driven initiative emerge with a competitive edge.
Writer and analyst Ian Cooper explains the emergence of the superfan in professional sports management, and why “data don’t apply themselves” in sports.
A call for more organizations to conduct calculated experiments with their analytics, despite the apparent short-term risks.
Analytics author and consultant Ian Cooper translates a real-world financial statistical lesson to the “must-win” world of professional sports.
The time has come for the Philadelphia Phillies to invest in some more MBAs and tap into the magic of the matrix.
Even in a world of relentless analysis and analytics, hockey remains subject to natural laws—and is better off for it.
A former professional hockey agent and current analytics pro and columnist glides into the Wharton Blog Network.
Hoops is too dynamic and interactive a sport for the benefit of analytics, or is it?