In Cricket, numbers matter more than the reputation. Are you ready to know more than others?
India is a secular country with multiple spoken languages, beliefs and religions. If you travel here, you would see rich diversity and intriguing cultures at every 50 km. The dialects change, the clothing differs, food habits vary but one thing remains – the passion for Cricket! When it comes to cricket, India transforms into one big playground.
Cricket is not our official national game but undoubtedly it is more popular than it. With Cricket World Cup 2015 round the corner, the entire nation is gearing up for the festivities of the game. The best part of the game is the ‘expert’s opinion’ we get from anyone sitting in the room – everyone knows more than the person sitting next to them. And mostly all of them are wrong.
But this time, YOU can become a real expert and impress your friend, colleagues and that uncle of yours who feel he knows more than anyone. Are you ready to #ScorewithData and be the master of the game?
This world cup, millions of cricket fans from around the world will witness IBM’s cloud and analytics technologies turn data into insights with the aim of providing an unforgettable experience for every fan as they enjoy the 2015 World Cup Cricket tournament.
IBM India has tied up with Wisden to leverage its advanced Big Data & Analytics & Cognitive Computing capabilities to trigger meaningful conversations around Cricket by throwing up compelling insights from historic, real-time and social sentiment based data. IBM will use Wisden’s proprietary ‘Impact Index’ to process the information and scale it into an automated engine that produces Impact Index-based data points that in turn provide the impact score of each player and team. This will further furnish the Impact that each player/team might have in a match, basis various parameters such as runs, economy rate, pressure play etc.
So imagine how much interesting it would be watch the cricket match coupled with accurate and compelling insights from IBM. The Real Time component will also include producing real time incidents using the Impact Index during matches, and giving key insights to audience on the influence such incidents have had in the past matches, and therefore peaking the audience interest to expect similar outcomes or otherwise.
IBM has been actively involved with ‘The Masters’(golf) to US Open and Wimbledon (Tennis) – to engage the audience producing rich insights during game sessions. Now IBM India will enhance the cricket fan experience in the Cricket World Cup 2015.
So what are you waiting for? Tweet this blog now to start and join the conversation..
Are you as eager as I am? What kind of analytics would you like to see while watching the gripping encounters?