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The missing link(s) in sports analytics

Our partners and friends of FC Barcelona invited sport analytics pioneers, coaches and technology providers from all over the world to the second FC Barcelona Sport Technology Symposium 2016.

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MunichNov 16, 2016

Barcelona – Our partners and friends of FC Barcelona invited sport analytics pioneers, coaches, technology providers from all around the world to the 2nd FC Barcelona Sport Technology Symposium 2016. Speakers included representatives from big leagues and federations (FIFA, UEFA, NFL, NBA) leading sports organizations (Juventus Turin, Manchester United, Manchester City, PSV Eindhoven) and research institutions (Cornell University, German Sport University Cologne). Over the last years sports analytics experienced tremendous rise. Hereby, tracking systems play an important role by measuring and analyzing individual as well team performance during games and training. However, the conference was clearly not (only) about embracing the power of sports analytics, but rather focusing on what is still missing in performance analysis? Moreover, how we can improve in order to exploit the (potential) value of performance data in the future.

So what is still missing?

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