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What Are The Missing Links 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.

FC Barcelona Sport Technology Symposium (2016) is an event that brings together many leaders in the sports technology industry.
MunichNov 16, 2016

The 2nd FC Barcelona Sport Technology Symposium 2016 was a prestigious event that brought together experts and innovators from various fields of sports analytics. The symposium, which was part of the FCB Universitas initiative, aimed to showcase the latest advances in technology and data analysis applied to sports business and performance. 

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Who Spoke at the Sport Technology Symposium?

The FC Barcelona Sport Technology Symposium 2016 featured a number of speakers on the topic of sports data and analytics.

The speakers represented some of the most influential organizations in the sports industry, such as FIFA, UEFA, NFL, NBA, Juventus, Manchester United, Manchester City, PSV Eindhoven, Cornell University, and German Sport University Cologne. The symposium addressed the current trends and challenges in sports analytics, with a special emphasis on innovation and positional and tactical data. 

Which Sports Analytics Questions Need Answers?

Many experts took part in the FC Barcelona Sport Technology Symposium in 2016 and the topic of sports analytics dominated the conversation.

The symposium also explored how to enhance the performance tracking systems that measure and analyze the individual and team performance during games and training. The main question that the symposium tried to answer was: how can we fill the gaps in performance analysis and unlock the full potential of performance data for the future of sports?

So what is still missing?

Some of the Missing Links in 2016

FC Barcelona Sport Technology Symposium (2016) is an event that brings together many leaders in the sports technology industry.

Some of the missing links in sports analytics are:

  • The lack of positional and tactical data that can capture the spatial and temporal dynamics of the game and the players.
  • The need for innovation in data collection, processing, and visualization methods that can provide meaningful insights for coaches and players.
  • The challenge of integrating different types of data (e.g. physiological, psychological, biomechanical, etc.) and creating a holistic view of performance.
  • The gap between research and practice in sports analytics, and the importance of collaboration and knowledge transfer among different stakeholders.

These missing links represent the areas where sports analytics can improve and create more value for the sports industry.

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