Cisco Sports and Entertainment

In the Midst of Madness, Digital Reigns Supreme

You know spring season is back when we start hearing all about March Madness – where 68 college basketball teams from Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) are competing to win the national championship. With hundreds of games taking place at venues across the nation over the next several weeks and millions […]

February 8, 2017

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Digital Technologies are the All-Stars for Fans

What a couple of weeks it’s been for sports fans! In addition to the historic ending to the NFL’s Big Game, two of the four major professional sports leagues in the U.S. rolled out the red carpet for their annual All-Star Games in recent weeks – the NFL Pro Bowl took place in Orlando, FL, […]

January 25, 2017

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Gift That Keeps on Giving – The Digital Sports Experience

Fans know best: Digital usage at live sporting events continues to grow, and shows no signs of slowing. Here are a few highlights from a recent Connectivity Panel hosted by Stadia magazine.

November 3, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

#CiscoChat Recap: How Digital is Revolutionizing the Sports and Entertainment World

It should come as no surprise that in today’s digital world, every industry is being affected and changed by new technologies and innovations. The sports and entertainment world is no different, and in fact is one of the top three industries projected to be most influenced by digital disruption (Source: Global Center for Digital Business […]

October 31, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Lights Go Down & Phones Go Up – But What Happens Next?

Think about the last time you went to a live concert. Your favorite band arrives on stage, the crowd roars, and almost everyone in the audience raises their mobile device to capture the moment. But, what happens next? Can you share that snap, photo or video? Let’s hold on answering that question for now, and […]

October 20, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Live #CiscoChat November 1st — Digital Disruption Is Changing the Game-Day Experience

In today’s world of digital abundance, the sports and entertainment industries are imagining new ways to deliver and enhance fan experiences. From parking and concessions to merchandise, ticketing, and engagement, venues and team owners are focused on using digital technologies to creatively upgrade every aspect of game day. The result is a connected, convenient, and […]

September 15, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Minnesota Fans Welcome New Stadium, New Digital Game Day Experience

When the Minnesota Vikings take on the rival Green Bay Packers this weekend, it will mark the first-ever NFL game at the brand-new U.S. Bank Stadium. The Vikings and their...

June 27, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

The Team Behind the Team

When an NBA basketball team takes the floor for a game, the fans in the stands, in sports bars and at home all focus on the team’s starting line-up. When...