52 min

How Sports Analytics Could Improve Your Business. With Dr. Jason Imbrogno and Dr. David Bergman‪.‬ Go Beyond Disruption

    • Management

"The strategies that we employ in daily fantasy sports...are especially useful OUTSIDE of sports analytics".
(#93) This week's conversation is all about data analytics from an unusual perspective: our guests reveal what the sports betting industry can tell us about getting data, using data, and asking it the right questions. How it can help predict what'll happen next, and why it means a rethink of the conventional risk/reward balance. University Business and Economics Professors Dr. David Bergman and Dr. Jason Imbrogno also discuss the potential opportunities for accounting and finance professionals that this could offer.
 
OUR GUESTS.
Dr. Jason Imbrogno  is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics & Finance at the University of North Alabama. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. David Bergman is an Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut. He lectures in Business Process Modelling and Data Management, as well as Statistics in Business Analytics. He has a Ph.D from Carnegie Mellon University and is particularly interested in large-scale automated decision making, decision diagrams, discrete optimisation, integer programming, machine learning, and the integration of optimisation techniques.  
RESOURCES.
David recommends http://janos.opt-operations.com Jason suggests https://www.footballoutsiders.com/ The annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.  
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"The strategies that we employ in daily fantasy sports...are especially useful OUTSIDE of sports analytics".
(#93) This week's conversation is all about data analytics from an unusual perspective: our guests reveal what the sports betting industry can tell us about getting data, using data, and asking it the right questions. How it can help predict what'll happen next, and why it means a rethink of the conventional risk/reward balance. University Business and Economics Professors Dr. David Bergman and Dr. Jason Imbrogno also discuss the potential opportunities for accounting and finance professionals that this could offer.
 
OUR GUESTS.
Dr. Jason Imbrogno  is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics & Finance at the University of North Alabama. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. David Bergman is an Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut. He lectures in Business Process Modelling and Data Management, as well as Statistics in Business Analytics. He has a Ph.D from Carnegie Mellon University and is particularly interested in large-scale automated decision making, decision diagrams, discrete optimisation, integer programming, machine learning, and the integration of optimisation techniques.  
RESOURCES.
David recommends http://janos.opt-operations.com Jason suggests https://www.footballoutsiders.com/ The annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.  
ABOUT OUR PODCAST
The Voices. These conversations with expert guests are recorded by different members of the AICPA & CIMA team from our offices around the world. While the sound quality may vary, the insights will always be consistently useful.
Hear more. Get our shows every week automatically and free. Share them easily with colleagues and friends by using the icons on your app or media player.
Skill Up. Find related CPD/CPE resources at the AICPA Store and the CGMA Store.
Connect. #GoBeyondDisruption @AICPANews @CIMA_News
 
SHARE WITH YOUR NETWORK.
Know someone who'd enjoy this topic? Click on these links to share this episode with colleagues and friends.
Recommend it to your  LinkedIn connections.  Send to  Twitter.  Auto-share on your  Facebook page.  Let someone know via  email.  ©2020 Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA)

52 min