Learn from Your Analytics Failures

Harvard Business Review

That’s bad news and worse management. Grasping the analytic “hows” and “whys” matters more than the promise of prediction. Today, brave new data scientists discipline k-means clusters and random graphs to proffer their predictions. Who’s Afraid of Data-Driven Management?

How an NBA Team Thinks About Data, Talent, and Pricing

Harvard Business Review

Between ticket sales, sponsorships, merchandising, and media rights, Price Waterhouse Coopers estimates global sports revenues will grow to total roughly $145 billion. How has the business of running a professional basketball team evolved in that time? The NBA seems to have lagged.