IBM is using cloud and advanced analytics technology for the Cricket World Cup, in order to deliver match analysis, player performance and social insights taking the fan experience to the next level. IBM Social Sentiment Index leverages sophisticated IBM Watson Content Analytics delivered as part of Watson Foundations to aggregate and analyze public opinions shared across millions of tweets and other social conversations during the Cup.
Talking about the same, Sriram Rajan, Executive Director- IBM Analytics, India & South Asia said, “Cricket is the most popular game in India and fans have limitless appetite to learn more about their favorite players and team. We are excited to serve fans with a multitude of key insights this Cricket World Cup. This can be applied across industries by leveraging the combined ecosystem of IBM’s Analytics, Cloud, Social and Mobile capabilities. Whether it’s streamlining operations, improving the customer experience or identifying new opportunities and markets – IBM has the analytic and cloud capabilities that customers need to drive better outcomes.”
IBM will be providing insights for the The Wisden Impact Index is in partnership with Wisden India is in partnership with Wisden India, a world leading cricket reporting organization, Match Up a comparative overview, Power Players highlights the impact of players’ performance, Impact Heroes, Man of the Match vs. Impact Heroes – highlights players, whose performance impacted or changed the flow of the match.
Earlier also IBM closely worked with major sports events like Wimbledon, Australian Open, Football World Cup and many others.