Thinking about analytics

A line in Colin Beer’s Learning analytics and magic beans (1 March 2018) “Learning analytics requires a learning approach …” sent me off thinking about how discussions about learning...

We are many. Can we be as one?

My Price and Value post earlier this week seems to have struck chords with some performance analysts. The post has become one of the most read posts on Clyde Street...

Price and Value as a Performance Analyst

Background This post what I think Mark Upton calls a fragment. It is my attempt to pull together some strands in a debate I need to explore. It is a debate...

Thinking about unmeetings

Stefanie Butland has been writing about unconferences. In November, she shared six tips for running a successful unconference. An 'unconference' has no schedule set before the event. Participants discuss project ideas...

A four decade journey in performance analysis and analytics

The end of a calendar year is a good time to reflect on learning journeys. This December, I have been thinking back over four decades. My fascination with performance analysis...

Corresponding to connect a self-organising group

I have just received a letter. It is the third Friday letter from Abbotstown. I like to think of Abbotstown as a place in a James Joyce novel but...

Reflecting on #abbotsthon17 and #HPX17

Introduction An intense three days has come to an end at Sport Ireland's High Performance Knowledge Exchange Conference (#HPX17). I was fortunate be part of a pre-conference workshop (#Abbotsthon17) as...

Developing resources for #abbotsthon17

I was in Dublin last week and had the opportunity to meet Alan Swanton, Performance Analyst Lead, and Daragh Sheridan, Head of Capability and Expertise, at Sport Ireland Institute....

Jamie Coles Guest Post 2: What makes the perfect sport performance analyst? – Questionnaire

What makes the perfect sport performance analyst? – Questionnaire Blog #PerformanceAnalystLearning #EducationToConsultation   #RelevanceToIntelligence Calling all practitioners Introduction In my first guest post, I introduced my three blog part series titled “What makes...

Jamie Coles Guest Post 1: What Makes the Perfect Sport Performance Analyst?

Foreword I am delighted that the Clyde Street blog will host three guest posts written by Jamie Coles. I was introduced to Jamie during his undergraduate course at Cardiff Met. He...