Posts Tagged ‘baseball’

The Houston Astros and Winning Through Advanced Analytics

How can using analytics can make a difference? Baseball has winners and losers.  Teams do not get to share a title or a win.  If they are tied at the end of the 9th inning, the teams are forced into extra innings until one of the teams score.  In a way, that’s more brutal than […]

Trend Tuesday: Playing Ball with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

March has arrived, which means besides the excitement of March Madness and basketball, baseball is back! With teams gathering in Florida and Arizona for Spring Training and being optimistic to win this years’ World Series, some are looking to technology to help bolster their chances of winning. One interesting case in point comes from our […]

Adaptability in an Ever-Changing Financial Services Landscape

Good day and greetings from the Financial Services area. For those who have read my previous blog entries, I would like to communicate a warm thank you and I hope to keep engaging your interest. Even though I post under the category of Financial Services, I try to find a balance between business sensibilities but […]

Using Data to your Advantage

The amount of data being collected and retained by companies is increasing every year; in fact, a 2010 Gartner survey indicated that data growth was the most important challenge on the horizon for large enterprises. There are plenty of risks of having a data-driven business, but the rewards can be substantial. While large data sets […]