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How professional sports teams use the cloud to gather and analyze player data

Gathering data is easy. Every app snags more than it probably needs, every interaction online results in more information, IoT devices endlessly spew data, and every business transaction generates a data trail.

The problem is making sense of all that data. Just ask the Seattle Seahawks. The National Football League team collects vast amounts of data from games, players, and practices, and uses Microsoft’s Sports Performance Platform, built on the Power BI analytics service, to use it to help coaches and players achieve optimal performance.

Source: business.financialpost.com
Author: Lynn Greiner

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