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Love sports? Everyone is a fan of something and game-changing technology in sports brings you news about how it’s enhancing the fan experience, optimizing player performance, and simplifying sports business operations. Whether you’re a fan, player, or coach, technology is providing a competitive advantage for those that embrace it.
How is it done? SAP partners with world class players, teams, and leagues to create innovative solutions:

In the stands
On the field
In the boardroom

Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional coffee break with game-changers for our new series on how technology is changing the game in sports.

Game-Changing Technology In Sports, Presented by SAP The VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network

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    • 5.0, 4 Ratings

Love sports? Everyone is a fan of something and game-changing technology in sports brings you news about how it’s enhancing the fan experience, optimizing player performance, and simplifying sports business operations. Whether you’re a fan, player, or coach, technology is providing a competitive advantage for those that embrace it.
How is it done? SAP partners with world class players, teams, and leagues to create innovative solutions:

In the stands
On the field
In the boardroom

Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional coffee break with game-changers for our new series on how technology is changing the game in sports.

    Encore Batter Up! NY Yankees and Data is equal to Fans Never Miss A Pitch

    Encore Batter Up! NY Yankees and Data is equal to Fans Never Miss A Pitch

    Let’s play ball – with a new player: technology! Baseball is the only major sport where no clock rules the day, giving it the mathematical potential for a single game to last “forever.” The New York Yankees are harnessing technology to optimize every in-stadium experience so fans fill the stadium for every pitch. How do they do it? The experts speak. Pete Britt, NY Yankees: “You’ve got to lose to know how to win” (Aerosmith, Dream On). Ryan Somers, SAP: “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way” (Babe Ruth). Rob Carter, SAP: “There can be 100 people in the room and 99 don't believe in you but all it takes is one who does” (Lady Gaga). Join us for Batter Up! NY Yankees + Data = Fans Never Miss A Pitch.

    • 54 min
    Encore: Technology Hits The Ice: Next-Generation Connected Athletes

    Encore: Technology Hits The Ice: Next-Generation Connected Athletes

    The buzz: “A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be" (Wayne Gretzky]. Coaching the fastest game on ice is tough! Where to turn for help? Technology. The NHL built the next generation of “connected athletes” by supplying real-time data insights and analytics to elevate their preparation and performance when and where it counts. The SAP-NHL Coaching Insights App for iPad is one of many transformational innovations bringing fans closer to the action in arenas and across mobile devices.
    How did they do it? The experts speak. Chris Foster, NHL: “Great moments are born from great opportunities” (Coach Herb Brooks in Miracle). Rob Bendl, SAP America: “Don't give up. Don't ever give up” (Jim Valvano). Amy Schulz, SAP: “When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new” (The Dalai Lama). Join us for Technology Hits The Ice: Next-Generation ‘Connected Athletes’.

    • 54 min
    Content-Crazed Sports Fans Benefit from Tech - Whether They Know It Or Not!

    Content-Crazed Sports Fans Benefit from Tech - Whether They Know It Or Not!

    The buzz: “The common wisdom about marketing is that people are busier than ever, have short attention spans, and are riddled with ADD…Nonsense. Enter long form content marketing. (Josh Steimle, forbes.com). Gone are the days of fans having to wait for the newspaper to read yesterday’s box scores. Technology has turned the sports world upside down on the field and behind the scenes. With the “second screen”, teams can engage fans during the game, but the challenge is to learn who the fans are, what motivates them, and how to provide the best experience possible. The experts speak.
    Taran Chadha, Momentum Worldwide: “The work that I’m proudest of is the work that I’m the most afraid of” (Steven Spielberg). Matt Belanger, Momentum Worldwide: “The biggest obstacle I ever faced was my own limited perception of myself” (RuPaul). Ryan Somers, SAP: “Write drunk edit sober” (Peter De Vries). Join us for Content-Crazed Sports Fans Benefit from Tech – Whether They Know It Or Not!

    • 55 min
    Encore: Equestrian Sports and Technology: Eventing Re-Invented

    Encore: Equestrian Sports and Technology: Eventing Re-Invented

    The buzz: “Three Phases, Two Hearts, One Passion.” This phrase describes the extreme Olympic “equestrian triathlon” sport of Eventing (discovereventing.com), where men and women compete equally as single horse-and-rider teams in a complete 3-phase test of dressage, cross country and show jumping. Now, data and storytelling, prediction tools, audience-judging and new technologies are transforming Eventing into an immersive fan experience attracting new audiences. Saddle-up for the excitement! The experts speak. Nicole Brown, Sports Broadcaster: “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up” (Vince Lombardi). John Kyle, Sports Broadcaster: “There is no second place, you're either flying or falling” (What I Was Born to Do). Diarmuid Byrne, EquiRatings: “You can't be wise and in love at the same time” (Bob Dylan). Henrike Paetz, SAP: “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet” (Bobby Unser). Join us for Equestrian Sports and Technology: Eventing Re-Invented.

    • 51 min
    Batter Up! NY Yankees and Data is equal to Fans Never Miss A Pitch

    Batter Up! NY Yankees and Data is equal to Fans Never Miss A Pitch

    Let’s play ball – with a new player: technology! Baseball is the only major sport where no clock rules the day, giving it the mathematical potential for a single game to last “forever.” The New York Yankees are harnessing technology to optimize every in-stadium experience so fans fill the stadium for every pitch. How do they do it? The experts speak. Pete Britt, NY Yankees: “You’ve got to lose to know how to win” (Aerosmith, Dream On). Ryan Somers, SAP: “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way” (Babe Ruth). Rob Carter, SAP: “There can be 100 people in the room and 99 don't believe in you but all it takes is one who does” (Lady Gaga). Join us for Batter Up! NY Yankees + Data = Fans Never Miss A Pitch.

    • 54 min
    Equestrian Sports and Technology: Eventing Re-Invented

    Equestrian Sports and Technology: Eventing Re-Invented

    The buzz: “Three Phases, Two Hearts, One Passion.” This phrase describes the extreme Olympic “equestrian triathlon” sport of Eventing (discovereventing.com), where men and women compete equally as single horse-and-rider teams in a complete 3-phase test of dressage, cross country and show jumping. Now, data and storytelling, prediction tools, audience-judging and new technologies are transforming Eventing into an immersive fan experience attracting new audiences. Saddle-up for the excitement! The experts speak. Nicole Brown, Sports Broadcaster: “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up” (Vince Lombardi). John Kyle, Sports Broadcaster: “There is no second place, you're either flying or falling” (What I Was Born to Do). Diarmuid Byrne, EquiRatings: “You can't be wise and in love at the same time” (Bob Dylan). Henrike Paetz, SAP: “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet” (Bobby Unser). Join us for Equestrian Sports and Technology: Eventing Re-Invented.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

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Tech in Sports

Really cool show for tech enthusiasts and sports fans alike. I had no idea how big of a part technology plays into:
- Helping fans have better experiences
- Optimizing player performance
- Streamlining Operations

Great topics!

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