Looking for winning talent at a reasonable price? Here's how the smartest football teams have approached recruiting this offseason -- and what you can learn from them. For football fans, Tuesday's 30-minute Twitter outage was something like an oxygen deprivation. Show More Summary
Stress your marketing automation and CRM tools to get the data you need, then whip your marketing and sales team in shape so they leverage that data into more sales, larger profits and happier customers. Moneyball for marketers isn’t relatively a new concept; just branded differently. read more
“MONEYBALL”, the book and subsequent film of the same name, put a spotlight on the role statistics play in professional baseball. The story depicts how the Oakland A's figured out new ways to use historical data about player performance to assemble a winning team (despite a relatively small budget). Show More Summary
Recurring series at the Capitalist: The Top 100 Movie Quotes of all time for HR Pros. In no special order, I break down the 100 movie quotes that resonate most for me as a career HR pro. Some will be...
A decade after the Oakland A's replaced conventional baseball wisdom with statistical analysis, NFL teams are finally following suit.
Ever since Moneyball, the sports intelligentsia have rushed to find ways to implement Big Data to maximize the performance of their teams. From soccer to baseball, data is heralded as the key to winning games and, ultimately, trophies. Except that it isn't. Show More Summary
Whether or not you're enjoying a Spring break vacation, you can still channel that getaway feeling by escaping into one of this month's new releases. Brand-new titles from Chelsea Handler, Moneyball author Michael Lewis, and YA writer Lauren Oliver are among some of the exciting books coming out this month. Show More Summary
Lyor Cohen, Kevin Liles and Todd Moscowitz founded 300 with the goal of creating a record label for the 21st Century, a nimble outfit capable of launching self-starting artists to the next level without the burdensome bureaucracy--and cost structure--of a major record company. They've got some company.
Inspired by the baseball statistics fun of Moneyball, film critic Kevin B. Lee decided to analyze the mechanics of film with the same scientific lens. Lee turned to the Cinemetrics website—which holds statistics for more than 14,000 films—to help him quantify Oscar-nominated performances. Show More Summary
Of the 16 MLB teams that finished with a.500 record or better in 2013, seven (Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics and Tampa Bay Rays) began the season with...Show More Summary
Sony Pictures and Scott Rudin ( Moneyball, The Social Network ) are developing Console Wars, an adaptation of the book by Blake Harris. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are attached to direct and are also writing the screenplay. Harris is...Show More Summary
Whether it is using the "Moneyball" theory, waiting in the weeds for a player to fall or even by spending tons of cash to fill out your roster, signing free agents can be tough. Looking for value is even harder. There are teams thatShow More Summary
Stephen Bishop (Moneyball) has been upped to a series regular on BET’s Being Mary Jane, which stars Gabrielle Union as a successful TV news anchor. Bishop will play David, a man Mary Jane brings back into her life to work things out....Show More Summary
Even before Bill James and the Moneyball revolution, baseball has been understood through the powerful lens of statistics. It is impossible to imagine baseball prospering without daily box scores and having kids read their hero's batting average off the back of baseball cards. Show More Summary
Like the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, writer Aaron Sorkin has had public and private struggles with addiction over the years. Sorkin, who wrote Moneyball and Charlie Wilson's War, a film that earned Hoffman one of his four Academy Award...Show More Summary
"We're all told at some point in time that we can no longer play the children's game," says a baseball scout in the Hollywood film Moneyball. "We just don't know when that's going to be. Some of us are told at 18, some of us are told...Show More Summary
Who would’ve thought it? Jonah Hill, the guy who rose to fame in a group of vulgar Judd Apatow comedies, playing oddballs, stoners, and horndogs is now well on his way to transitioning into a serious actor. It began with Moneyball, … Continue reading ? The post Jonah Hill & Leo DiCaprio Reunite For Outrageous True Story appeared first on Latino-Review.com.
Acceptance, adjustment and adaptation are critical to overcoming obstacles. I find softball in Central Park in daunting. I strike out all the time but I am inspired by the book Moneyball and look forward to my time up at bat. Success at a start-up can have similar strike-outs. Show More Summary
by Emma Carmichael One Daily Double, in which he wagered just $5, was particularly strange. Arthur's searching landed him a Daily Double in a sports category, a topic he knew nothing about. (Ever the joker, he tweeted he'd rather have sex with his wife than learn about sports). Show More Summary
Stepping out for some delicious eats, Robin Wright and Ben Foster showed up at the Adobe Restaurant in Vancouver, Canada on Sunday (February 2). The “Moneyball” starlet and her handsome fiancé looked to be in good spirits as Ben fiddled...Show More Summary