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Billy Beane: Analytics levels the playing field

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Sometimes, the greatest risk is doing nothing. That was the case for the Oakland A’s when Billy Beane became General Manager. His answer was to break away from tradition, look at the data differently and apply analytics to the problem. He believes you should trust the data and the math. Check out his methodology.


Can banks use data analysis to play ‘Moneyball’?


The movie Moneyball was an entertaining reminder of how difficult it can be for tradition-bound organizations to effectively leverage their vast information resources. Billy Beane showed that big data’s promise is there for you and for your competition – who will go for the prize?

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