Webinar: 5 Ways Sports Teams are Hitting Home Runs with Text Messaging

Zipwhip

PST as we dive into some of the key ways sports teams are using texting to drive business. We’ll be joined by Matt Bruhn , a senior account executive here at Zipwhip who works closely with some of the most recognizable sports teams in the nation. Join us on March 21 st at 10 a.m.

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NSA leader to hackers: Cybersecurity’s a team sport

The Parallax

Cybersecurity really is a team sport. LAS VEGAS—It wasn’t so long ago that DefCon attendees enthusiastically engaged in the conference pastime “ Spot the Fed ”—clearly separating themselves from employees of federal organizations like the National Security Agency, if not demonizing them.

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How the University of Evansville Uses Texting to Sell More Sporting Event Tickets

Zipwhip

This small school in Indiana is doing big things when it comes to communicating with their sports fans. This small school in Indiana is doing big things when it comes to communicating with their sports fans. We offer 17 varsity sports, just football is not one of those.

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How Big Data Is Helping Professional Sports

CTOvision

Big data has made its way across many different areas of industry, including the professional sports industry where the use of analytics is making a major change in how athletes and sports teams are preparing for games. Big Data CTO News SportsThe use of analytical data is not solely limited to being used as a development tool for individuals […].

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Why Sports Builds Leadership

Lead on Purpose

However, there seems to be something of a consensus regarding the relationship between sports and leadership, at least as acknowledged by governments and industry. Not just any sport will do, however. Team participation is often cited as an important aspect in using sports to develop leadership skills. Sports are highly competitive, and their nature is to push enthusiastic participants to achieve more than their rivals. Guest post by Jordan Spindler.

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Creativity is a Contact Sport

Talent Anarchy

How to maximize Inquiry over Advocacy Within Workplace Dynamics. I am a bit of a loner.

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How-to: Analyze Fantasy Sports with Apache Spark and SQL (Part 2: Data Exploration)

Cloudera Engineering

Learn how analyzing stats from professional sports leagues is an instructive use case for data analytics using Apache Spark with SQL. In Part 1 of this series, I introduced the topic of using fantasy sports analytics as an instructive use case for exploring the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.

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The Utah Jazz Uses Pervasive Data Intelligence for Next Generation Sports Analytics

Teradata

Larry H. Miller is using data and analytics to successfully increase customer satisfaction from a multitude of data sources and customer touchpoints

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Sports, Life and Leadership: A Game and a Few Lessons

QAspire

When it comes to playing table tennis (ping pong), I like hitting hard smacks. But in this particular game, the opponents were playing defensively. The first few times I tried smacking the ball, I lost the points. Just then, my doubles partner whispered something in my ears, “Reciprocate your game.

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A Few Parallels Between Sports, Life and Leadership

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer A Few Parallels Between Sports, Life and Leadership Last few months, I have been playing Table Tennis regularly. That’s what every sport teaches us!

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Super Bowl Beer Recommendation Engines

Dataiku

recommendation sports analytics beerThe Super Bowl has a lot of traditions: great ads , good comfort food , and if you’re unlucky, a free cab home.

Nice Teams Don’t Win in Sports or Business

Women on Business

The post Nice Teams Don’t Win in Sports or Business appeared first on Women on Business. Conflict can be good. That’s according to an insightful email message that I received this week on behalf of Dr. Robyn Odegaard, CEO of Champion Performance Development , founder of the Stop The Drama! Campaign , and author of the book Stop The Drama! The Ultimate Guide to Female Teams.

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What is the difference between community managers and sports referees? #cmgr

Rapid BI

About $200,000… Some of the readers of my blog know that I also moderate and manage a small number of communities. This week has culminated in me reluctantly removing some members from one group. This action, along with the run-up of events has caused me to reflect on the role, and how group members perceive […]. Business collaboration Management #cmgr community management community manager culture moderation referee

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The Tao of Bubba Watson

Next Level Blog

General Leadership Bubba Watson sports leadership Tiger WoodsWith a seemingly impossible shot off the pine straw, Bubba Watson set himself up to win the Masters on Sunday. After he sank the winning putt in a playoff, he stood on the green, hugged his caddy, hugged his mom and wept and wept. As has been widely reported, Watson and his wife just adopted a baby boy a few. Click headline to continue.

Five championship strategies

Lead on Purpose

Should CIOs Be Working With “Engines”?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Technology Amazon augmented reality code EA Sports engine Facebook Frostbite graphics physics Unity Unreal videogames virtual realityPerhaps you need an engine to power your IT shop Image Credit: Jorge Quinteros. As the person with the CIO job, you have a lot of challenges facing you.

Follow-Up on Hackers Taking Over Your Car

CTOvision

The list of affected vehicles includes : 2013-2015 MY Dodge Viper specialty vehicles 2013-2015 Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickups 2013-2015 Ram 3500, 4500, 5500 Chassis Cabs 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Cherokee SUVs 2014-2015 Dodge Durango SUVs 2015 MY Chrysler 200, Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger sedans 2015 Dodge Challenger sports coupes. Cyber Security News Chrysler Dodge Dodge Challenger Dodge Durango Dodge Ram Jeep Sport utility vehicle SRT Viper USB flash drive Wired (magazine

Kentucky’s Coach Cal: A Leadership Role Model?

Next Level Blog

General Leadership John Calipari NCAA sports leadership University of KentuckySo, I got an e-mail yesterday from my brother, Steve. He’s a University of Kentucky grad and was the student manager for the basketball team during the Joe B. Hall era. These days, he’s the newly promoted CEO of a hospital in North Carolina. Being a rabid Wildcat fan, he was miffed that on the morning after UK won the. Click headline to continue.

Breaking Down Coach Popovich’s Perfect Pep Talk

Next Level Blog

Current Affairs General Leadership Improving Communications Personal Presence Team Building motivation NBA sports leadershipIt’s NBA playoff time and, as I write this, the San Antonio Spurs haven’t lost a game since April 11. That streak was almost broken a few nights ago when the Spurs were down big to the Oklahoma City Thunder in game one of the Western Conference championship series. The Spurs turned it around, though, and went on to win. Click headline to continue.

John Elway for Manager of the Year?

Next Level Blog

Current Affairs Organizational Development Personal Presence Team Building John Elway Peyton Manning sports leadership talent management Tim TebowWhile fans of Tim Tebow will likely vehemently disagree, I’d have to put Denver Broncos GM John Elway in the running for manager of the year. And not just NFL manager of the year; anybody’s manager of the year. Let me be the first to acknowledge that I enjoyed Tebowmania and Tebow Time as much as anyone. As I wrote. Click headline to continue.

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Insights from Data Professionals: Challenges & Misconceptions

Dataiku

Data science is a team sport that needs to be collaborative to be successful, but data leaders and practitioners often disagree on where exactly responsibility for data quality and data science activation is housed. Without clearly defined and communicated data responsibilities, frustration (and low data ROI) is inevitable. Team egg Enterprise Ai

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March Madness: How to Up Your Game by Building a Better Bracket

DataRobot

This is one of the most famous annual sports events in the United States, bringing together the best Division 1 men’s and women’s college basketball teams from 68 schools to compete against each other for the NCAA Champion title. The 2019 NCAA March Madness tournament has arrived!

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How do we get better at our jobs? Practice, practice, practice …

Agile Alliance

If I change up the question slightly and ask, “How would you get better at sport or playing … Continued. I’ve asked this question a lot over the last few years to a wide range of professionals across different occupations and get similar answers. We can read, take classes, attend seminars, find a mentor, or attend conferences. Process agile teams

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Three Life Lessons from Vin and Arnie

Next Level Blog

Mindful Mondays executive presence leadership leadership presence mindfulness Presence sports leadershipTwo legends said goodbye yesterday. At age 88, Vin Scully, after 67 seasons in the booth, called his last home game for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Like the closing scene of a movie, the boys in blue clinched the NL West in the bottom of the 10th with a walk off homerun.

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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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Five Signs That You Might Be a Tool

Next Level Blog

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Game-Changing Analytics: How the Philadelphia 76ers Scored Big Wins Off the Court

DataRobot

For the Philadelphia 76ers, data is an integral part of how they work, helping them make strategic decisions on both the sports and corporate sides of the organization.

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A Formula for Extremely Successful teams

Scrum.org

This is the first in a series of 3 blogs, sharing some leadership lessons from the most successful sports teams that ever existed. It is based on research that Sam Walker (founding editor of the The Wall Street Journal’s sports section) published in 2017 in his book: ‘The Captain Class’.

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Are You Building ‘Best’ Teams?

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Bernie Bulkin, author of Crash Course The central competency of any corporate (or charity or political or sports) leader is the ability to build a great team. But how? What are the key elements? And while sometimes … Continue reading → Team Building motivation teams teamwork

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Transforming IT Performance into Formula One Success

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

What makes us unique today is our diversification into three different businesses including a global, high-performance sports car business, McLaren Automotive, and a game-changing technology and innovation business, McLaren Applied Technologies as well as McLaren Formula One team.

Leadership Lessons for creating High Performing Scrum Teams

Scrum.org

Walker discovered that the most successful sports teams that ever existed all shared one single element: They all had a team captain with 7 overlapping traits that made them extremely successful. So, what lessons can Agile Leaders or Scrum Masters learn from these sports teams?

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In Search for the Crown of Europe - It Would Have to Be Another Time.

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

3 steps to creating a culture that retains your best employees

Strategy Driven

Confidence is discussed regularly in sports, because the sporting world knows that it is critical – that difference that makes a difference when athletes and sports people need to find that elusive next level of performance.

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #210

Rapid BI

“E-mail, voice mail, text messages, contacts, appointments, reminders, social media, news, sports, weather, banking…that’s a lot of responsibility for such a little guy!” ” Office based cartoons, funnies or humor can help to communicate important messages or tips in a non threatening way. see more office humor Tweets by @RapidBI See some of our […]. cartoon Business Management

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Forget Win-Lose and Win-Win. How About Simply ‘Win’

Steve Farber

For one thing, sports are good, right? You should learn from losing, you should be a good sport, and it should be a growth opportunity.

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Three Leadership Lessons from the Netflix Slide

Next Level Blog

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings must be feeling a little bit like a team that ended up on the cover of Sports Illustrated and then started losing games. Last year, Hastings was on the cover of Fortune as. Please click the headline to read the whole story. Current Affairs Random observations Fortune Magazine Netflix Reed Hastings

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Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2016

CTOvision

Meeker also delves into artificial intelligence, Snapchat brand integrations, changes to live sports viewing habits, car industry innovation and the rise of millennial consumers, among many other topics. Michael Johnson.

Three Signs It’s Time to Shut Up

Next Level Blog

If you’re a sports fan (guilty as charged), you’ve likely heard by now about golf caddie Stevie Williams’ interview after his new boss, Adam Scott, won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational last weekend. Please click the headline to read the whole story. Current Affairs executive presence

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The Rutgers Basketball Fiasco: Leadership, Responsibility and Accountability

Next Level Blog

If you follow sports or even just the news in general, you’ve likely seen the video of Rutgers men’s basketball coach Mike Rice shoving his players, hitting them with thrown balls and screaming homophobic slurs at them during practices last year.

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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. The post GROW into a coaching model appeared first on RapidBi. 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