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Ongoing innovation – how the Tour de France still gets it right after 115 years

Innovation and digital transformation – to stay in business for 115 years, you need more than a strong global brand.

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7 experts on what pro cycling can teach IT leaders about digital business

Transforming pro cycling for billions of fans around the world requires the innovative use of technology

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How technology is helping us understand the human on the bike
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How technology is helping us understand the human on the bike

Technology helps us to connect, communicate, and address the Team's health and wellness issues.

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Webinar: Meet the tech team bringing the Tour de France solution to life

Join Dimension Data’s Peter Gray and Tim Wade behind the scenes during a live stage of the Tour de France.

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Under the covers — an in-depth analysis of the tech solution

Transforming the way billions of cycling fans watch the Tour de France was our goal.

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7 experts on what pro cycling can teach IT leaders about digital business

Transforming pro cycling for billions of fans around the world requires the innovative use of technology

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How technology can help a pro cycling team become a thriving global business
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Webinar: How technology can help a pro cycling team become a thriving global business

In this webinar you'll hear about the power that technology holds in addressing the Team’s challenges and needs.

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The Tour de France experience for a market segment of one

Our advisory consulting approach enabled A.S.O. to reach more people across market segments.

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Data innovation lets fans customise their Tour de France adventure

Through data innovation, A.S.O. can give fans the experience they're looking for.

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Using technology to enable Team Dimension Data to succeed

Businesses in every industry are figuring out how to use technology to drive their desired business outcomes. The business of sport is no exception.

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Making magic happen in the business of pro cycling

We’re not just competing in a sport, we’re also competing as a business.

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Predictive security — protective gear for Tour de France data

Cybersecurity at the Tour de France is a balancing act between safety and performance.

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Five machine-learning lessons from the Tour de France

Predictive analytics and machine learning have the potential to transform the world of sport. The exponential growth in this area is making it possible to predict the outcomes of sports events, a step beyond merely analysing historical data.

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Guest Blog: How IoT data is helping companies uncover big value in the little things
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Guest Blog: How IoT data is helping companies uncover big value in the little things

Let’s start by saying that, much to my Welsh parent’s dismay, I’m not much of a sports fan! I’m a technologist who has little interest in watching a ball being kicked or tossed around a field and would much rather view strings of code working together in unison to form the perfect programming gameplay. I do however see a synergy between technology and sports and am both intrigued and excited by the way this relationship is steadily evolving.

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What the Tour de France can teach businesses about digital transformation
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Guest blog - What the Tour de France can teach businesses about digital transformation

Pro cycling is a thrilling sport, but watching it on TV has never been the most immersive experience for the casual fan who hasn’t donned lycra and been caught in the middle of a ‘live’ peloton themselves. Unlike Formula 1 broadcasts, where viewers can hear the scream of engines and see real-time data on each car’s speed or G-forces, cycle racing has largely avoided such bells and whistles.

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Team Dimension Data - the tech behind the business
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Team Dimension Data: the tech behind the business

Find out how technology helps to keep the Team's business wheels turning.

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Predicting the machine-learning future
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Predicting the machine-learning future

From real-time predictions of pro cycling race scenarios, to self-driving cars – here’s what machine learning will offer digital businesses

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Guest Blog Post - Tech de France
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Guest Blog Post - Tech de France

I have a confession to make, well two actually – data doesn’t turn me on and I haven’t ridden a push bike on a road for some time. All the more reason to spend a couple of days with Dimension Data at the Tour de France.

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Analytics in Action – Stage 21

Montgeron / Paris: After Dylan Groenewegen's (TLJ) winning sprint on the Champs-Élysées, it’s time to celebrate the accomplishments of this year’s Tour de France riders, with Chris Froome (SKY) as champion once again. Here are the most striking data bytes we’ve gathered from three weeks of exhilarating action.

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Stage 20
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Analytics in Action – Stage 20

Marseille / Marseille: The last time trial of the 2017 Tour de France saw Maciej Bodnar (BOH) snatch the stage victory and Chris Froome (SKY) all but secure a fourth overall win.

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Stage 19
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Analytics in Action – Stage 19

Embrun / Salon de Provence: After four podium finishes in the sprints, Edvald Boasson Hagen (DDD) finally tasted glory on stage 19.

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Stage 18
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Analytics in Action – Stage 18

Briancon / Izoard: Warren Barguil (SUN) rose to a brilliant stage win atop the Col d'Izoard, while Chris Froome (SKY) held on to the Yellow Jersey, which he’s likely to keep until the final stage in Paris.

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