Baseball lessons for software teams


Doing more with less is the theme of Michael Lewis' terrific new book, Moneyball. This David-versus-Goliath tale explains how the low-budget Oakland Athletics consistently win more games than much richer teams. Moneyball is not just a baseball book; it's a treatise on the science and economics of individual and team performance. The methods pioneered by Oakland General Manager Billy Beane, based on the theoretical foundations laid by maverick statistician Bill James, hold important lessons for enterprise IT. [Full story at]

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