We are currently experiencing a glut of worldwide sports entertainment with the World Cup wrapping up this weekend, the 105th edition of Le Tour de France cycling race throughout the month of July, and the Wimbledon tennis championships all taking place simultaneously. To help keep pace with every minute-by-minute development, we've found 2 excellent data … Continue reading 2 Fantastic Examples of Visualizing Sports Data
Learn How the National Audubon Society Predicted Climate Change Effects on Where Birds will Live in the Future.
I know I am getting ready to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics, are you? One thing that I am looking forward to this year is learning more about athletes and teams using analytics to hone in on their skills and what could hopefully lead to a win. Check out this article about Canadian lugers working … Continue reading Olympic Lugers Tap into Analytics
I recently had the opportunity to attend “R for Machine Learning,” one of the pre-conference workshops held in conjunction with the Predictive Analytics World conference in New York City. The instructor for this excellent hands-on workshop was none other than Max Kuhn, Data Scientist at RStudio and author of the “caret” R package (among others) … Continue reading 5 Takeaways from Max Kuhn’s “R for Machine Learning” Workshop
Around the BWF Insight offices, the start of the NHL regular season is a BIG deal. Huge. So we were very excited to see this post from the good folks at SportsNet. The analysis hinges on combining three separate models into an ensemble of regular season performance for each team across the league (yes, even … Continue reading 2017-2018 NHL Predictions!