04-22-2016 02:29 PM - edited 04-22-2016 02:31 PM
If you enjoyed our library articles on analyzing NFL data with University Edition, you would’ve loved being at SAS Global Forum 2016 this week. One of our speakers was Clint Carpenter, a principal architect of the NFL fantasy football program.
Carpenter provided a sneak peek into the analytics game plan behind football fanatics’ favorite application and revealed its special challenges. He said working with fantasy football data has taught him three things:
To learn more, read his SAS Global Forum paper, Fantasizing about the Big Data of NFL Fantasy Football, or Time to Get a Life and check out the video. Our own @ChrisHemedinger got to interview him on camera.
Inspired to do your own NFL analysis? Crank up University Edition and review @cakramer's Free Data Friday articles: Which NFL team has the best Run Defense? and Picking your new fantasy football defense? Here’s how University Edition can help.