Moneyball Analytics Built for Business

In Moneyball, the scrappy general manager takes his meager resources (well, meager for a major league baseball team) and uses the power of advanced mathematical modeling (and a Yale economics grad) to recruit smarter and make it to the playoffs against all odds. The analytic modeling used in this movie (and in real-life as the movie is based on a true story) may seem like a sprinkle of magic, but it is really just smart science. This sophisticated approach revolutionized professional sports and is now a staple of all professional sports teams. Cangrade scientists (who went not only to Yale, […]

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