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Fan Engagement: Cool versus Creepy

Fan Engagement: Cool versus Creepy
2017-04 (see also LinkedIn) For a long time, professional sports teams and event organizers have been trying to solve a conundrum: How to better engage with their fan that comes ...

Red Bull High-Performance and Open Innovation

Red Bull High-Performance and Open Innovation
2017-03 (see also LinkedIn) Many studies have looked at the success of Red Bull and the company’s ability to create a product category, positioning its brand and ‘doing things differently’. ...

FIFA testing Electronic Performance Tracking Systems (EPTS) in Melbourne

FIFA testing Electronic Performance Tracking Systems (EPTS) in Melbourne
2017-02 (see also LinkedIn) Following an earlier decision by the International Football Association Board (IFAB), the world governing body for Football, FIFA, has progressed to test various electronic performance and ...

Technology is driving Sports Business Management Capability

Technology is driving Sports Business Management Capability
2017-01 Sports technology is changing the face of sports management. From athlete performance monitoring to sports business, technology increasingly is being deployed.Technology used by Athletes and AdministratorsOn the athlete side, ...

Advancements in Wearable Technology accelerating Adoption in Sport

Advancements in Wearable Technology accelerating Adoption in Sport
2016-10 Wearable technology is approaching to become the most popular and leading trend in the sports and fitness market.  Numerous studies are currently looking at how wearable devices can advance highly ...

Material Science - UV Protection of Sports Surfaces

Material Science - UV Protection of Sports Surfaces
2016-03 Ultraviolet (UV) radiation leads to decreased performance and undesirable changes in appearance of polymers.  Typically, polymer substrates contain for example components that may absorb ultraviolet light, which otherwise could ...

Playing Statistics at FIFA Women's World Cup

Playing Statistics at FIFA Women's World Cup
2015-08 FIFA have released initial statistics in relation to the 2015 FIFA Women’s WorldCup in Canada. In addition to attendance, TV and digital stats first competition data has been released ...

Technology in Sport: Goal-Line Technology assists Referee

Technology in Sport: Goal-Line Technology assists Referee
2014-06  At the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, goal-line technology (GLT) assisted the referee in awarding France's second goal in the match against Honduras.  Officiating: Goal-Line TechnologyIn a world ...

Closing the Loop - Accessing Innovation to increase Sustainability

Closing the Loop - Accessing Innovation to increase Sustainability
2014-05  For many years the sport surfacing industry has made use of recycled materials in their product systems.Use of recycled materials in sport surfacesFrom recycled tires used in polyurethane-bound elastic ...

Open Innovation: Value Creation through Collaboration

Open Innovation: Value Creation through Collaboration
2014-02 Being innovative remains a prerequisite in a globalized world where procurement occurs globally, companies outsource internationally and consumers purchase online.  Traditional innovation models rely on a firm’s internal scientists, engineers ...

Material Science - Modern Construction Components make Sport Facilities 'Fit for Purpose'

Material Science - Modern Construction Components make Sport Facilities 'Fit for Purpose'
2014-01 Coatings, adhesive, sealants, and elastomers (CASE) provide the basis for modern sport surfacing applications. From acrylic resins applied on top of asphalt in tennis court applications, 1- and 2-component ...

Making Game Day more profitable and improving Stakeholder Engagement

Making Game Day more profitable and improving Stakeholder Engagement
2013-11 More data, more statistics, and more information nowadays presents an advantage in sports.  Today's sport and event industry uses technological advances to manage ticketing and yield, concession sales and ...