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Comparing the Business of Sport and Esport

Comparing the Business of Sport and Esport
2022-05  Esports has quietly been growing rapidly over the past few years. Although it may still have quite a way to go compared to some the largest sporting leagues in ...

How Big Data enables Fan Engagement

How Big Data enables Fan Engagement
2022-03 The introduction of Big Data into sports has opened a whole new door for the world of advanced analytics within sports. Different leagues and clubs are embracing game statistics, ...

Only open platforms are the future of connected fitness

Only open platforms are the future of connected fitness
2022-01 The question, what role technology plays when it comes to the future of the fitness industry, has been subject of many studies and opinions. The pandemic has accelerated the ...

Activity Trends in Sport and Recreation

Activity Trends in Sport and Recreation
2021-09 Activity Trends in Sport and Recreation Which is the fittest country on earth? The World Economic Forum (WEF) summarized the fitness and recreation activities of people in 29 countries in a ...

Project Management in Sport

Project Management in Sport
2021-07 Regardless whether working on sports infrastructure, technology implementation or other capital expenditure – the traditional project management relies on cascading known activities which are determined by their dependencies. Project plans ...

Divergence of Media and Data Rights

Divergence of Media and Data Rights
2021-02  Sports media rights are marketed globally by selling licenses to various channels that broadcast events regionally.  Besides the conventional broadcast footage, sports performance data derived from the athletes' wearable ...

Book '21st Century Sports'

Book '21st Century Sports'
2020-10  The Book ‘21st Century Sports’ looks at the effects of technology-induced change in sport within the next five to ten years and provides food for thought for what lies ...

Smart Stadium extending beyond on-field data

Smart Stadium extending beyond on-field data
2020-09  The smart stadium extends on-field data analysis to off-field information technologies.  From networked stadium infrastructure, in-stadium Broadbent or cellular networks, security, merchandise and concessions to links with transport, broadcasting ...

Sport - Industry Sector or Application?

Sport - Industry Sector or Application?
2020-05  Traditionally, Australian-born sports technologies have focused on ‘on-the-field’ human performance technologies. Sportstech extends beyond field-of-playWhen looking beyond fitness, wellness and health, the 'Business of Sport’ extends beyond sports performance to ...

ISPO Academy: Talent Acquisition in Sports Technology

ISPO Academy: Talent Acquisition in Sports Technology
2019-06  Sports Technology is a relatively young field compared to other disciplines like sports science, sports management or sports medicine.  From an organization's point of view, the question how to ...

The Value of Sport in Australia

The Value of Sport in Australia
2018-08 Around the globe people are encouraged to invest into healthy lifestyles and build proactive and preventative methodologies in wellbeing and health instead of episodic reactive intervention.  Value of sport ...

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 ...