USA Cycling Olympic Medal Performance enabled by Watson IoT
USA Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit team was ranked 5th in the world 11 months before the Rio Olympics, yet through smart training augmented by state of the art equipment and real-time analytics, Gold World Championship and Silver Olympic Medals soon followed. Come hear the USA Cycling Olympic journey leveraging an IBM jStart developed training solution.The result: A solution that embraced Mobile, Watson IoTand Spark Streaming to significantly contribute to an unprecedented 4.5% improved performance to take home a World Championship and Rio Olympic success.
Program Director – IBM jStart at IBM
As head of the IBM jStart team (ibm.com/jstart), Ed has engaged with clients seeking first mover advantage with technology initiatives prior to commercialization with the objective of validating the business value, prioritizing requirements, and providing reference examples. Ed and the team have applied this model with every major IBM and industry technology initiative over the past 20 years, from Java to Web 2.0 to big data to machine learning. More recently, Ed and the jStart team have jumped into the IoT world, applying cloud, sensors, and analytic technologies to the world of elite athlete performance, providing real time training feedback to USOC related teams such as USA Cycling and US Speedskating.
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