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What is analytics? A response to Chris Anderson

The excellent Chris Anderson has posted a blog asking what analytics actually is. This struck me immediately as an important question, particularly given the way that the word has become so overused that it is perhaps difficult for people to … Continue reading

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Why are the real ‘Moneyball’ pioneers all but forgotten? Part 2

In 1990, a young manager outlawed his team from shooting from distance, insisted that they got the ball into the box as often as possible and made set-pieces a frightening weapon. He, like many other early pioneers are being ignored … Continue reading

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Why are the real ‘Moneyball’ pioneers all but forgotten? Part 1

In 1990, a young manager outlawed his team from shooting from distance, insisted that they got the ball into the box as often as possible and made set-pieces a frightening weapon. He, like many other early pioneers are being ignored … Continue reading

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