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Qualtrics Offers Free Solutions For COVID-19 Return To Work And Back To Business

Qaultrics XM – Return to Work/Back to Business Study

Qualtrics is an experience data (X-data) company that designs global enterprise research software that offers automated analytics to 75%+ of the Fortune 100, and to 11,000+ global brands and sports organizations. Owned by SAP who are experts in operational data (O-data), the combination of X+O enables optimized management because they build experience management programs such as Customer Experience Management (CXM). Today they announced the launch of free solutions that enable businesses to understand how to best help their employees go back to work and get back to some type of normalcy after COVID-19 stay at home restrictions eased this past week around the nation...

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NASCAR COVID-19 No Fan Racing At Darlington Raceway And Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR Is Back Despite COVID-19

NASCAR COVID-19 no fan racing begins at the Darlington Raceway on Sunday, May 17 in a made-for-TV National Cup Series Race across Fox Networks, the first of seven races in an 11-day span. Primetime may never be the same for NASCAR and their fans as midweek races are on the schedule in an attempt to return to some kind of societal normalcy through live sports events as the pandemic rolls on worldwide. Coronavirus restrictions are easing across parts of the United States despite the warnings of health experts...

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Live Unibet PDC Home Tour Darts Stream Powered By StreamAMG Is Free During COVID-19 Pandemic

PDC and StreamAMG bring back live sport with the PDC Home Tour

Last Friday night in London, across the United Kingdom and around the globe, the Professional Darts Corporation streamed the Unibet PDC Home Tour on PDCTV for free to fans worldwide thanks to StreamAMG’s OTT services. I have thrown my share of darts with friends and strangers alike in sports bars, at home and even the office over a pint or two just like many of you and it is truly a competitive, fun and engaging sport. Advanced dart boards are a technological marvel as they keep score digitally, offer different kinds of games and use soft tip darts rather than the sharp steel one’s used during the World Darts Championship, Premier League, World Cup of Darts, World Matchplay, World Grand Prix and the Grand Slam of Darts...

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COVID-19 #LightItBlue Campaign Shines Stadium And Landmark Blue Light On Healthcare Workers

Target Field Home of the Minnesota Twins #LightItBlue via MLB

Coronavirus is raging across the United States so to show our nations appreciation to frontline healthcare workers and first responders alike, on August 9 select sport stadiums, landmarks and amusement parks were lit up via blue lighting technology for the LightItBlue campaign. Hashtag #LightItBlue was busy showcasing images of sports and entertainment venues, video boards and scoreboards supporting every person in the health profession, those working in grocery stores, and the many delivery and truck drivers, all working together to take care of those infected with COVID-19. Thursday’s will never be the same. Check out MakeItBlue.us for more information.

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Strat-O-Matic 2020 Season Simulation Is MLB Fan Ready And COVID-19 Proof

Defending Champion Nationals Among Opening Day Winners In Strat-O-Matic 2020 Season Simulation

Major League Baseball fans can enjoy the Stat-O-Matic 2020 Season Simulation of opening day and regular season games because coronavirus has caused a leaguewide postponement of game activities. Fear not because COVID-19 hasn’t cancelled the market leader in sport simulations from producing game outcomes, stats, standings, and significant highlights. Len Schwartz is Strat-O-Matic’s Director of Research and Operations. He chatted with the Sports Techie community blog about this new MLB product and how his fellow workmates work from home with the exception being their single employee manager that ships products...

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The Shutdown of Business in Las Vegas Because of COVID-19 Opens Door to Online Casino Games

The game must go on and in this case it will in the form of online casino games. Coronavirus first shut down casinos in Las Vegas owned by Wynn-Encore, MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment before the Nevada governor closed all casinos and businesses in an unprecedented response to nationwide and worldwide responses to the pandemic threat of COVID-19. Playing casino games like blackjack, roulette or craps with others in a Vegas restaurant and sport bar or before a hotel show is not in the best interest of health and safety for the next month or longer so readers and followers of the Sports Techie community blog are looking for other ways to make it so. Sin city is not a gamblers safe haven at the moment but playing online might be.


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Influence of Coronavirus Break on the Physical and Mental Condition of Professional Athletes

When is a Player Match Fit?

When the normal flow in sports is interrupted, as is the case during the coronavirus pandemic, the consequences are always big because the continuity in work, as one of the most important things in sports training, is disturbed. The Sports Techie community blog is carefully observing the reopening of professional sport leagues such as the Bundesliga, English Premier League and La Liga across Europe, while here in the United States, the UFC, NASCAR and golf have already conducted live sports events with the NBA, MLB and NHL unveiling contingency plans for opening should COVID-19 continue to trend towards relatively safe playing conditions for participants.

After a break of more than two months from active competing, it’s clear that athletes are eager to re...

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Project 2020 By Topps Includes Mike Trout, Derek Jeter, Roberto Clemente, and Ken Griffey Jr.

Topps Project 2020 Mike Trout 2011, by Ben Baller

Project 2020 by Topps Company has sold in excess of 200,000 cards with Mike Trout and Deter Jeter leading the on-demand trading cards available for a limited time. Topps has been in the card business for 70 years and decided to showcase “Project 2020” by commissioning 20 select artists with the task of re-imagining 20 different cards (400 total in the set), issued two per weekday starting with opening day in March. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share the news that three Mike Trout and three Derek Jeter cards lead the “Project 2020” cards sold to date. More than 232,000 total cards have been sold among the first 66 issued, and the top nine selling units are from different artists...

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Matchroom Live Sports Platform Streaming Available Free Via StreamAMG OTT

Matchroom Live multi-sport OTT platform launches

Matchroom Live powered by StreamAMG is now available for streaming of live and on-demand sports during a time when many sport fans are home because of coronavirus. By downloading the OTT sports tech platform, 12 sports become instantly free to stream for fans of boxing, darts and fishing, as well as championship snooker played on a larger pool table than billiards, and more. The Sports Techie community blog has been a long-standing supporter of StreamAMG and watched them evolve their streaming and video technology into a future-proof platform...

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Twitch: All Esports Tournaments Now in One Place

The Twitch page, simply titled “Esports” is a meeting place for all the events going on in the world of virtual sports.

In response to skyrocketing viewership that exceeded 3 billion hours in Q1 2020, Twitch launched a directory for the easy navigation of live esports tournaments. The page, simply titled “Esports” is a meeting place for all the events going on in the world of virtual sports. This directory is a savior for those who love esports and who miss traditional sports and need a replacement. Many of the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers are gamers before these Q1 numbers were compiled but will after COVID-19 forced more people inside, many more of you have caught the gaming bug. The Q2 eSports numbers will crush 3 billion by perhaps double the amount becaus...

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