Evolve the game with data management

The unsung hero in the evolution of sports, data management plays an equally integral role in the analysis of player performance data, writes Morne Bekker, country mananger at NetApp South Africa. Professional sport has evolved drastically over the past two decades,...

Cycling enters the digital era

It is well recorded in business citations that the adoption of digital technology provides a much-needed boost to stay ahead of the innovation curve and give the desired competitive edge. Breaking records, however, by racing alongside big business into this digital...

Big data revolution has arrived in sport

We are still in the early stages of a new era in sport: the era of big data. Most sports fans love statistics.  Goals, points, runs, saves. They are the tools of the trade. But it’s only recently that we started paying attention to advance data, or analytics,...

Adams & Adams moves into the future with Datacentrix

South African law firm Adams & Adams, specialising in trademark and patent law and representing global brands throughout Africa, has successfully replaced its aging IT infrastructure, a strategic decision made to coincide with the launch of the organisation’s new...

Ellis Park World of Sport ready for 2010 and beyond

While the 2010 soccer world cup is predicted to bring a massive surge in activity to South Africa’s entertainment, travel and tourism sectors, the steps many organisations have had to take in order to become ‘FIFA compliant’ are onerous to say the least. Instead of...

Leisure market clicking away to be 2010-ready

As the country prepares to host one of international football's most prestigious tournaments, the FIFA World Cup, a number of industries are gearing up to take maximum advantage of commercial opportunities, writes Dawie Hanekom, marketing director at Sulaco New...