Case Study: How IoT and Bigdata Transform Sports Industry


Handling and analyzing massive troves of unstructured data has become a strategic imperative for businesses in 2019, with the healthcare and sports industries being no exception. Emerging tech-enabled solutions can give fitness and other health-related companies a huge edge over competitors in terms of using Big Data analysis tools and introducing automated IoT devices across their employee and customer/patient base. New analysis from Accenture estimates that AI-driven applications can save up to $150 billion annually for the US healthcare industry by 2026. With these numbers, however, there exist some concerns among business owners and employees that can jeopardize the large-scale implementation and subsequent adoption of these new cognitive solutions. For instance, there are some groundless fears of massive job losses for people getting replaced by robots, a steep learning curve for both managers and customers, and suchlike.