Hit him harder! The revenge of the technological rugby player

Andrea Maietta, Paolo Sale

Too many times, in collective imagination, the typical rugby player is pictured as a grunting lowbrow. But is he? Truth be told, some of us actually are. But that doesn't depend on rugby. How does that relates to technology? What can a GPS do to help coaches and players to get to the top? How do you deal with the large volume of data produced? What are the few KPIs that really matters? In this case study we'll see how one of the top teams of Milan collects and examine data from the players, and explore new possibilities to unleash the power of objects.

Language: English

Level: Beginner

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