That is the new Ian Bremmer book, with the subtitle Three Choices for America’s Role in the World. It can be Indispensable America (our postwar role), Moneyball America (pick priorities and accomplish them), or Independent America (limited foreign policy aspirations but lots of nation-building at home and trade abroad), and Ian prefers the latter — […]
YouTube's move is the latest in a series of deepening connections between big data and big artists--or, really, artists of any magnitude. From the rise of Next Big Sound to the advances at Nielsen, the idea of moneyball for music is finally taking hold, with major implications for everything from talent scouting to corporate partnerships.
Oakland A’s General Manager Billy Beane is going to see if his “Moneyball” principles apply to European soccer. AZ Alkmaar, a Dutch club located about 25 miles north of Amsterdam, has hired Beane as an adviser, “tasking him with closing the gap on big-spending clubs in the Eredivisie,” the Guardian reports. The appointment should come […]
Score More Baseball is Moneyball in your pocket Just in time for baseball season, a new baseball scoring app hits the field for BlackBerry, Android, and iPhone. Score More Baseball provides simple scoring for amateurs and youth teams using the Moneyball method. Show More Summary
by Angela Guess James Guszcza of Deloitte Consulting recently wrote in Forbes, “What do ‘Moneyball’—applying data analytics to make more economically efficient decisions—and ‘nudge’— using principles from psychology and behavioral economics...Show More Summary
With the production of the film Moneyball back in 2011, Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane became a nationally known figure. Since that outstanding movie's release, the A's have been even more successful and Beane has been evenShow More Summary
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The Moneyball philosophy may not have resulted in a World Series title for the Oakland Athletics yet, but it undoubtedly had an impact on the way teams are assembled throughout the league. Whether we're talking about a small market team...Show More Summary
Guest: If you’re looking to embrace mobile marketing, you have to think beyond the number of app downloads.
He’s taking on the picture alongside the producer of the FRIGHT NIGHT remake… Read the full article on AICN Scott Rudin (producer of THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, MONEYBALL, and much more) and Josh...Show More Summary
Small startups can compete with better funded companies from Google to Uber by looking for talent that other companies alienate. The post Moneyball for Startups: How to Game Silicon Valley’s System appeared first on WIRED.
When a city applies moneyball methods to policing, it lowers the rate of offenses by an average of 10 percent.
Slowly but surely the NHL has entered its own "Moneyball" era, with most teams employing experts in advanced statistical analysis to evaluate players beyond the traditional categories of goals, assists and plus/minus.
Following up on Friday's post on Faculty Scholarship Rankings and Law School Success: Bloomberg View: Would You Hire the Super Bowl Hero?, by Virginia Postrel: When was the last time your talent-hungry organization hired the equivalent of Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler, the undrafted rookiewho came out of the University...
A Florida-based AI firm has released some very interesting revelations about lawyers and their rates of prevailing in lawsuits. The firm, Premonition, has determined that lawyers -- even those on 'top…
Everything You Know About Lawyer Selection is Wrong: Big Data Analyzes Litigation - Moneyball for Law?: emergentfutures: Lawyer selection is much like the bad old days of baseball player selection, contends Premonition LLC., a Florida based Artificial Intelligence company targeting the legal industry. Show More Summary
A Stanford-bred startup uses machine learning to decipher patent lawsuits and handicap judges and law firms on how they will perform in court.
Michael Lewis' book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, documents how the Oakland Athletics, a baseball team with a near league low $40 million payroll, won over 100 games by focusing on the most valuable, not the most expensive, skills. Show More Summary
If you're a copywriter, you may want to learn another job skill. Persado is offering an AI-based system for creating effective text for emails, web pages, and other marketing.
This should have been something truly remarkable: a peerless cast of playing-against-type Hollywood bigwigs, a director whose track record (Capote, Moneyball)...