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Starting February 14, 2015 millions of cricket fans from around the world will watch the ODI Cricket World Cup to catch the latest scores, match stats and player insights. IBM will use its technologies around cloud and analytics to turn data into insights with the aim of providing an unforgettable experience for every fan as they enjoy the 2015 World Cup Cricket tournament.

Of course, the potential of IBM’s technologies goes way beyond just cricket. If you’re in business and looking for a competitive advantage, applying IBM’s data analytics, cloud computing and cognitive capabilities can be an absolute game changer. To get real time updates of how IBM is putting this technology to use and get unique Cricket Insights follow @scorewithdata

During the 2015 ODI World Cup, IBM will be showcasing its Analytics and Cloud capabilities through various online innovations.

IBM Social Sentiment Index

IBM Social Sentiment Index leverages sophisticated IBM Watson Content Analytics delivered as part of Watson Foundations to gauge public opinions shared in millions of tweets and other online conversations. For example, the tool is using near real-time data to generate predictions on - teams most likely to win the tournament, most talked about players and teams and many more.

The Wisden Impact Index

The Wisden Impact Index is in partnership with Wisden India, a world leading cricket reporting organization. This delivers comparative and correlated insights leveraging historical and current data. As cricket matches progress, it produces the following insights:

  • Match Up – a comparative overview of how the two teams stack up against each other in terms of the collective potential they possess
  • Power Players – Highlights the impact of players’ performance from respective teams against Power Heroes of the past Cricket World Cup tournaments. This is on the basis of their pre-match impact data
  • Player Performance – gives fans a view of an individual player's potential highlighting their performance across three criterions – an individual's career, Past Year performance and current Match performance
  • Impact Heroes, Man of the Match vs. Impact Heroes – highlights players, whose performance impacted or changed the flow of the match.

Twitterati Speaks

Twitterati Speaks is an advanced Social Media and Data Analytics engine combined with the power of Watson technologies to identify and record the most talked about moments/highlights for each match of the tournament. It identifies the highlights of a match determined by dominant fan reaction after scouring through millions of Twitter feeds, projecting the results visually. The tool uses IBM Cloudant, a distributed database-as-a-service (DBaaS) on IBM Bluemix,cloud-based platform to process the insights.

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Event: IBM Analytics Forum 2015

Explore the latest developments and best practices in big data and analytics to gain a powerful competitive advantage.
Date: 04th March, 2015
Venue: Hyatt Regency, Mumbai.

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