The “moneyball” meme is getting a lot of mileage, as well it should in the age of Big Data. StartupStats is Using AngelList Data and Twitter Noise To See Which Startups Are Worth Talking About, using detailed data. What used to be “experience” and “instinct” is starting to get replaced by “lots and lots of detailed data”.
Another example of Moneyball-type big-data analytics for sports – Bike Racing. This blog is from a company that is using big data to improve B2B sales performance.