Live sport has been hard hit by the enforced absence of fans through Covid-19. As teams plan a way forward for 2021, data and analytics will need to play an enhanced part, supporting digital propositions and planning for the return of crowds. Nick Jewell at Alteryx considers what’s needed before the whistle blows for kick-off in stadiums.
Digital transformation has evolved so rapidly in recent years that an “analytic divide” is now emerging, with many organisations fearing they need complex code and high-level data science skills to compete. But as Nick Jewell of Alteryx explains, the right mind-set combined with next generation tools can quickly close the gap between leaders and laggards.
As chief data and analytics officer (CDAO), Alan Jacobson is responsible for driving data initiatives and accelerating digital business transformation for the company’s global customer base. He spoke to DataIQ about the way data and analytics are changing as a practice and how they change the way organisations operate.