How Big Data Has Transformed Sports

BrainStation Technology

In a relatively short period of time, big data has become a big business in professional sports. The market for sports analytics is expected to reach almost $4 billion by 2022, and teams around the world are racing to find a competitive advantage.

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5 ways to improve employee development programs for your organization

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

“Companies that transform their learning and development organizations are not only able to accelerate skills development but also can dramatically improve employee engagement and retention—one of the biggest challenges cited by this year’s respondents.”-

TIBCO, Technology, and Sports For the Win

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

You might be wondering what TIBCO and sports have in common. Within the sports industry, there is no shortage of data that teams and other organizations are using to discover valuable insights about their fans, transactions, and third-party partners.

How HackerEarth can help your organizations in Learning & Development

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

“Companies that transform their learning and development organizations are not only able to accelerate skills development but also can dramatically improve employee engagement and retention—one of the biggest challenges cited by this year’s respondents.”-

Application Performance Monitoring vs. Observability Silo

The New Stack

Jean is a writer for Raygun.com and an application and network performance engineering consultant who has worked in this space since 1999. This is a common statement I hear from sports commentators. So over three years, your organization may have quadrupled its monitoring.

Five Strategies For Retaining Your Top Performers

Strategy Driven

It is important that you are able to retain your top performers so that you can consistently perform, create harmony in the workplace and avoid the recruitment process which can be lengthy, stressful and expensive. Sport/exercise classes.

Why Your Organization Needs More Than A Business Coach

Six Disciplines

In sports, no one questions the importance of having a good coach. Yet, everyday, leaders of small and emerging businesses continue to waste thousands (if not tens of thousands) of dollars on ineffective means to the end: learning to develop a top-performing business. Do you - and your organization- need more than a business coach? In music, art, science, no one questions the importance of having a good mentor.

Should CIOs Be Working With “Engines”?

The Accidental Successful CIO

At the video game makers, the benefits of using the engine trickles though out their entire IT organization. What these CIOs have realized is that many of their video games share the need to perform the same actions no matter what type of game it is.

Dealing with Conflict | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Leadership is a full-contact sport, and if you cannot address conflict in a healthy, productive fashion then you should not be in a leadership role.

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GROW into a coaching model

Rapid BI

The GROW coaching model has been used successfully by coaches in sport and business as well as by many organizations as part of a change towards a coaching style of management. Management Coaching coaching model current reality goals Graham Alexander GROW model john whitmore Leadership management style options performance coaching sir john whitmore will wrap-up

Organisational Fluidity in Digital Ecosystem Platform Design: Strategic Alliance Teams

Strategic Tech

There are thousands of platforms out there: Twitter, Facebook, and Salesforce are obvious ones, but there are also API platforms for banking , news & sport , and almost any domain you can think of. continuous-delivery management organization-design agile enterprise-architecture

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10 Exceptional Strategies For Extraordinary Executives

N2Growth Blog

I want them to have experiences that will lead them to achieve their goals: increased sales, better performance, healthy growth, stronger culture and ultimately a better organization. 2 they can be and is committed to both you and the organization’s success.

Building a Business Culture That Works for Everyone: An Interview with Diane K. Adams

QAspire

She has spent her career leading teams in Fortune 500 Human Resources organizations. Chief executives of smaller companies and international and national organizations and leaders also regularly tap her expertise as coach, consultant, and/or lecturer to help them hone their positive cultures.

Creating Teams

Strategy Driven

Performance within groups typically does not just happen. For a group to really perform well it needs practice. The group needs to understand the best way to organize itself for performance. This concept is commonly understood by sports teams and the military.

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Leader-less Scrum?

3back

A high-performing team also needs a recognized leader. No matter how smart and committed individual team members may be, they won’t spontaneously self-organize into a WFT without certain key ingredients. Is your Scrum vocabulary missing the word “leader“?

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How Software Makes a Porsche More Than Just a Car

The New Stack

This means the Porsche experience — for those lucky enough to have driven one of the fabled models — is no longer brought to you by a sports car manufacture…but by Porsche as a “mobility provider.”. Cloud Foundry sponsored this podcast.

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Debriefing as Continuous Improvement

Strategy Driven

Whether it was branded the Deming Method or Six Sigma or a host of other models, ‘continuous improvement processes’ found their way into organizations large and small and have made a major contribution to improving quality worldwide. If the military can do it, any organization can.

The 3-5-3 of Scrum

scruminc

Scrum teams wishing to receive the return on investment associated with a rigorous Scrum should have an immediate method to check if they are implementing the same practices observed in the documented high performing teams. The 3-5-3 of Scrum. by Joe Justice | August 1, 2018 | Blog.

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Top 10 Tips To Becoming A Better PO

3back

Think of your ScrumMaster as your team’s sports medicine doctor, assessing the health of your team and prescribing just the right treatment to strengthen their muscles, build their endurance and train them to be a lean, mean high performing team. Your team needs to self-organize.

Scrum Master Anti-Patterns — 20 Signs Your Scrum Master Needs Help

Scrum.org

See also the detailed lists of services rendered to the Product Owner, the Development Team, and the organization by the Scrum Master as defined by the Scrum Guide.). Too bad, that Scrum cannot be pushed but needs to be pulled—that’s the essence of self-organization.

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Top 10 Tips To Becoming A Better PO

3back

Think of your ScrumMaster as your team’s sports medicine doctor, assessing the health of your team and prescribing just the right treatment to strengthen their muscles, build their endurance and train them to be a lean, mean high performing team. Your team needs to self-organize.

SAP HANA: A Fantasy Football Use Case

CTOvision

The demand for fantasy sports has been driven by fans' desire to get more involved with the sport they love and fueled by the availability of vast amounts of league and player data. Commissioner Goodell has thrown significant support behind the activity, including several strategic investments around analytic capabilities to empower the fantasy sports enthusiast. With this capability, organizations are changing the way they analyze their data.

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Leadership reading list

Dan Pupius

Building teams and organizations. I’m loathe to use sports analogies, but I think this one’s worth it: Do you want to be more of a golf team or a basketball team? Yet many organizations use practices carried over from the scientific management of the last century.

Lessons learned turning machine learning models into real products and services

O'Reilly Media - Data

With public figures like Intel’s CEO stating that every company needs a machine learning strategy or risks being left behind, it’s just a matter of time before machine learning enters your organization, too—if it hasn’t already. Why model development does not equal software development.

Does loving your job make you a better leader?

Lead on Purpose

I recently attended a keynote address by Dr. Craig Manning, sports performance coach and author of The Fearless Mind. As we practice and perform, the things we learn in our conscious mind flow into our subconscious and result in our naturally doing what we train our mind to do. As you strengthen these competencies—so they come out naturally from your subconscious—you will see a noticeable improvement in the success of your people and your organization.

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Finding Serverless’ Hidden Costs

The New Stack

He also enjoys playing the piano and is a traveling enthusiast, an experienced chess player and is addicted to sports. Observability is critical — not just to detect errors and performance bottlenecks, but also to know what the memory consumption and running time of your functions are.

What Does it Mean When We Talk About the “Future of Work”?

BrainStation Technology

Officially, the definition of work is “to perform work or fulfill duties regularly for wages or salary.” This has been the appropriate definition since the industrial age at least, where the notion of work has become increasingly transactional and routine: organizations provide jobs and people specialize in certain tasks.

Connecting, Building Relationships and Team Success

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Connecting, Building Relationships and Team Success Quality of relationships between the team members is one of the determinants of success as a team - be it project, process improvement initiative or an organization building one. Team work plays a crucial role in success of any nature of project in any field, be it a manufacturing, construction, s/w or sports.

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The Collaborator (A Preferred Product Owner Stance)

Scrum.org

Some of the best sports players in the world and they are all recognized for their great individual performance as an athlete. Are these people the collaborators who would put their own interests aside for the benefit of the team and the organization? What is a Collaborator?

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Strategic planning must change with the times

N2Growth Blog

If you’re frustrated by your organization’s current strategic planning and execution processes or the outcomes from that work, you’re not alone. Clearly, it’s time to reconsider how your organization goes about developing and executing strategy at all levels.

Observability Takes Too Much Developer Time, So Automate It

The New Stack

He also enjoys playing the piano and is a traveling enthusiast, an experienced chess player and is addicted to sports. When adopting cloud technologies, most organizations have two things in mind: infrastructure cost and operational speed. Epsagon sponsored this post. Nitzan Shapira.

Give Them Something to Believe In

Nathan Magnuson

” As a leader, it’s not enough to simply perform the work itself. The Mission and Values of the Organization. It should go without saying that leaders ought to believe in the mission of the organization. After all, they represent the organization to those they lead.

Soft Robotic Fish Swims For Days, Thanks to Synthetic ‘Robot Blood’

The New Stack

In contrast to their metallic brethren, soft robots would do well in a variety of challenging situations such as sorting objects using touch , performing surgery , and even exploring extraterrestrial terrain.

Why You Can’t Ignore Changes to Monitoring and Logging for Serverless

The New Stack

He also enjoys playing the piano and is a traveling enthusiast, an experienced chess player and is addicted to sports. To accommodate these responsibilities, two types of tools are being used: Application Performance Monitoring (APM). Epsagon sponsored this post. Nitzan Shapira.

Epsagon Launches Agentless Tracing and Why That’s Important

The New Stack

He also enjoys playing the piano and is a traveling enthusiast, an experienced chess player and is addicted to sports. During the past year, organizations continued to adopt microservice design patterns, utilizing technologies such as containers and serverless.

Using a Microservices Architecture to Develop Microapps

Progress

They are organized around specific business capabilities as well which, as we will see today, makes them a perfect candidate to work with microapps. A microapp is just like any other app on your mobile device, except it’s far more focused on performing one task, and performing it very efficiently. Say you want to look up the standings of your favorite sports team. tl;dr; A microapp is an app that is highly focused on performing just one task.

In Digital Transformation, The Art-of-the-Possible and Average Practice Are Diverging

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

I’ve long noticed an interesting phenomena when it comes to more fully digitizing our organizations. Namely, that it mostly looks like what other organizations have already been doing. Digital Maturity is a Team Sport.

Leading Remote and Distributed Engineering Teams – Top Takeaways from the Panel

Gitprime

Keeping all these people, who are working in different buildings and time zones and countries, connected to each other and the organization is one of the great obstacles of leading remote and distributed teams. Engineering is still a human sport at the end of the day.”.

Do You Have a Royal Culture?

Nathan Magnuson

You may not work in the front office of a professional sports team. But shaping your organization’s culture is always a top leadership responsibility. Make Your Players Proud to Represent the Organization.

Narratives to Drive Exponential Learning

Edge Perspectives

Doing this at scale will require a profound transformation of our institutions – how they are organized, how they operate and how they are led. Two things – a cellular form of organization and a zoom out/zoom in approach to learning.