Starting Up is an audio series featuring young and promising entrepreneurs on campus. In this episode ,business reporters A. A. Ali and Veronica Silva Cusi talk to Crowdbabble, a social media analytics company. Abbas Alidina, Crowdbabble founder and CEO, talks about the importance of social media analytics and how their software-as-a-service business model works well with both small and big […]
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The Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team has started using an app to track some advanced stats for the team. Like the National Hockey League’s new statistical revolution, most of the stats the Rams are now tracking aren’t even advanced – some of them are actually standard NHL stats not tracked by Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) – but they paint a […]
A few months ago, Liam Houlahan, a second-year computer science student at the University of New Brunswick, approached UNB hockey head coach Gardiner MacDougall with the idea to join the team in a statistical role. “His dad has done some work with some pro teams. He’s out of the Ottawa area, and asked us last spring if we would be […]
Advanced hockey stats took the National Hockey League by storm this past summer, with almost every team taking notice of the sport’s fancy new numbers. But it’s not just NHL teams beefing up their stats department – the Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team took notice too. At the start of this season, the team began using a new iPad app […]
Analytics have trickled their way down to university hockey, with the Ryerson Rams using it as an effective scouting tool to evaluate their own players. A few years ago, it was hard to find many people tracking advanced stats in hockey. But over the last calendar year, the trend has blown up. Advanced stats have most famously been used in […]