In a blog post written in January 2014 at Syncsort.com (“Big Game, Big Data: How Football is Being Transformed by Big Data”) I forecast that Big Data and the Internet of Things would eventually impact major sports in the U.S. In a feature story written for CIO magazine by Thor Olavsrud (@ThorOlavsrud) in September 2015, parts of this forecast may becoming reality for the National Football League.
Question: How will it affect your bets in fantasy sports? IBM Watson for unstructured expert advice? QlikView and Tableau for analytics?