Big data in sports (and what tech organizations can learn from it)

By Paul DePodesta

For football team front offices and analytics groups making decisions in pursuit of victory, a handful of high-impact, data-driven decisions can often mean the difference between a championship parade and a lost season. 

For technology organizations and engineering teams competing to stay relevant for their customers and constantly drive value with their products, the margin for error can be just as thin. 

Join longtime sports executive, Cleveland Browns Chief Strategy Officer and subject of Moneyball Paul DePodesta for an in-depth conversation about uncovering hidden value, breaking down silos and using good data to push your decision-making into the future.

About the author

Paul DePodesta, chief strategy officer of the Cleveland Browns, has made a career of evaluating, measuring, and assigning value to talent, as documented in Michael Lewis’s book, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game. The Moneyball methodology has become a mainstay strategy for business leaders looking for new approaches for overhauling stagnant systems.