The 5-Point Play

Welcome to the Vumero Sports 5-Point Play, where we select 5 interesting articles per week from the world of Sports Analytics and Technology!



The NFL’s Analytics Revolution Has Arrived

Football is still well behind baseball and basketball when it comes to embracing advanced metrics, but teams have made significant progress in recent years. Those who do not adapt will be left behind. Read Full Article



Tokyo 2020: Smart stadiums for smarter sports in a smart city

As the year comes to a close, many CIOs are looking into what the enterprise technology trends and predictions for 2019 are. However, for Japan, plans and trends for 2019 are overshadowed by 2020 – for good reason. Read Full Article



The NCAA’s lousy new metric is going to make March Madness even crazier

A staple stat used to rank NCAA teams heading into March Madness is being replaced, and it’s certainly not going to make it any easier to pick that perfect bracket. Read Full Article



The connected race bike

A MotoGP bike has just become one of the most sophisticated IoT “devices” in this era, with Ducati Corse MotoGP partnering with NetApp, a data-driven company to help with the company’s digital transformation goal.Read Full Article



STATS and SportsCastr Partner to Deliver Real-Time Sports Information Through FanChain Integration

SportsCastr this week announced an official partnership with STATS, a worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence. The partnerships focus will be to collaborate on developing meaningful experiences and innovative offerings. Read Full Article



Upcoming Sports Analytics World Series Events for 2019

May – Amsterdam, Netherlands

June – Toronto, Canada

August – Melbourne, Australia

September – Tokyo, Japan

October – Dallas, USA

November – London, UK

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