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In both business and sports, IBM is changing the game.

On the pitch. In the stands. On the training ground. At the pro shop. Everywhere you look in sport, there is data. Data that can predict and prevent injury on the rugby pitch, provide insight into the performance of tennis players or help a football stadium create a better fan experience.

IBM is proud to partner with England Rugby helping them engage fans around the world. Explore this site to learn about IBM's solutions and success stories, and how you can use data to generate insights to make your business work smarter.




 RBS Six Nations 2016

Find out the strategies to look out for ahead of Italy vs England in Rome. Insights provided using IBM TryTracker with analysis and banter from Paul Grayson and Mark Durden-Smith.

Rugby Insights - England Preview

Find out about England's "Keys to the game". What are the three things they need to focus on in order to win?

Rugby Insights - Italy Preview

Find out about Italy's "Keys to the game". What are the three things they need to focus on in order to win?




The solutions behind TryTracker

“Compared to the previous year’s RBS 6 Nations tournament, we saw a 27 percent increase in unique website visitors – and TryTracker was a significant factor in driving this increase in popularity.”
Nick Shaw, Head of Digital, Rugby Football Union.
IBM TryTracker analyses 5 years of match data to unearth the strategies that give each team the best chance of winning. The same solutions help optimise supply chains for retailers, identify assets for fix before they break for utility companies and help CFOs find cost saving opportunities. You can try the same solutions for free now.




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IBM partners with sport around the world

Maintaining any relationship over multiple decades is hard. When those relationships require you to help your clients to succeed on a global stage in front of hundreds of millions of fans the pressure never lets up.

IBM has been helping sport around the world for over 30 years. By using insights from data, the latest digital and cloud technologies and by fundamentally understanding our client’s needs we help them achieve their goals: to be the best.



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“Compared to the previous year’s RBS 6 Nations tournament, we saw a 27 percent increase in unique website visitors – and TryTracker was a significant factor in driving this increase in popularity.”
Nick Shaw, Head of Digital, Rugby Football Union.
IBM TryTracker analyses 5 years of match data to unearth the strategies that give each team the best chance of winning. The same solutions help optimise supply chains for retailers, identify assets for fix before they break for utility companies and help CFOs find cost saving opportunities. You can try the same solutions for free now.




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