Leicester City have appointed their first Head of Football Analytics, according to Training Ground Guru. Mladen Sormaz has been appointed to the role which will see him provide data driven insights into performance, recruitment, sports science and medical. Sormaz, who has previously worked for statistical analysis website Football Whispers as well as holding a part-time role at Huddersfield Town, is the first to be appointed to the position at City, who advertised the opening in November. The report claims Sormaz will mainly work with the first-team initially, before his remit is expanded upon the opening of the club's new £100m training complex in the summer of 2020. Sormaz recently presented at the Opta Pro Forum on how tracking data can be used to assess how movement and space create attacking opportunities. You can watch that presentation below. Speaking to Training Ground Guru about his new position at the King Power Stadium, Sormaz said: “I’m really excited to … [Read more...] about Leicester City appoint first Head of Football analytics
YEREVAN, APRIL 29, ARMENPRESS. Foreign minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on April 29 participated in a meeting-discussion with the members of the German Die Runde analytical and research center which has been organized by the Swiss Embassy in Armenia, the MFA told Armenpress. The foreign minister introduced the ongoing domestic political developments of Armenia and the country’s foreign policy priorities. The meeting participants exchanged views on urgent international and regional issues, in the context of which the Armenian FM presented Armenia’s position and approaches on these matters. Edited and translated by Aneta Harutyunyan … [Read more...] about Armenian FM meets with members of German Die Runde analytical and research center
PUBLISHED: 15:00 21 March 2019 Ellena Cruse The scheme will be rolled out across the Met. Photo Ken Mears. Archant A pilot scheme which gave Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham and Havering its own police analytical team, was “so successful” that it is being rolled out across the Met. Borough commander, Jason Gwillim said the unit worked well because officers built up a data picture of local crimes and could deploy resources accordingly. “The local analysts understand the area, they find patterns and trends unique to the area,” he said. “They can find the links between different offences - which would previously be classed as separate incidents - and by working it out they can bring them to justice. “We look at days, times and locations.“For example, you can see that burglary tends to happen in the day and serious violence takes places around the night time economy and you can staff it accordingly.”The … [Read more...] about Redbridge, Havering and Barking and Dagenham police analytical pilot proves a sucess
Healthcare company Integumen is in talks about the potential acquisition of data analytics, software and biophysics companies. Please Subscribe or Log in to continue reading Please Subscribe or Log in to continue reading Subscribe Login Independent journalism every day With digital access you can read The Business Post whenever, wherever, and however you want. Unlimited access to all sections of The Business Post on desktop, tablet and mobile. Breaking news, comment and analysis from the best Business Post writers seven days a week. Live blogs of major news events Videos and podcasts from some of the industry's most respected journalists such as Tom Lyons, Susan Mitchell and Ian Guider Access to The Business Post's extensive archive … [Read more...] about Integumen in talks about potentially buying data analytics and biophysics firms
Who’s on the move today? EIP Leading intellectual property law firm EIP has appointed Nora Fowler as an associate in the firm’s trademark team in London. Nora joins from Novagraaf UK, where she managed worldwide trademark portfolios and provided strategic advice to clients from a multitude of sectors. Nora has a wealth of experience working with clients in various stages of the trademark lifecycle; from recommending on the registrability of trademarks, to managing clients’ worldwide portfolios and advising on potential risks posed by third parties. Nora has worked across a range of client sectors from fashion brands to sports, including a Premier League football club. She has a degree in law with German law from the University of East Anglia, and a postgraduate certificate and professional certificate in trademark practice from Queen Mary University of London and Nottingham Law School respectively. She speaks fluent German and in 2017 was recommended in the Legal 500. … [Read more...] about City Moves for 19 March – who’s switching jobs at EIP, Legal & General Investment Management and Oaknorth Analytical Intelligence?