In 1997, IBM’s chess-playing computer Deep Blue became the first machine to beat a world champion, in Garry Kasparov. Since then, computers have become part of the fabric of the game, competing in tournaments as well as providing training assistance for players.
‘Freestyle’ tournaments have also grown in popularity, where humans compete both with and against […]
- Football is in an age of innovation. New thinking and new technology now runs through the sport, though many areas for development remain untapped.
- Imagine working for one of the largest companies in the world just over 100 years ago. Growth and continued market dominance would have seemed inevitable. However, over half of the world’s largest hundred firms in 1912 had disappeared by the end of the century; either through bankruptcy, acquisition or nationalisation. Few people working at those businesses would have predicted such a fall.
- Agents have a bad reputation in football. As Football Economy recently pointed out, the common perception is something like this...
- Before signing a new player, before investing in a new technology, before applying analytics to your process, before accepting that meeting, ask yourself and colleagues: “will this help us to win?”