How the Seattle Kraken use data to shoot for business goals

Kendall Tyson
Kendall Tyson, the Seattle Kraken’s vice president for strategy and business intelligence, discusses how the hockey team uses data analytics at the 2021 GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong)

When it comes to sports data, most people think about RBIs, third-down conversions or shots on goal — but Kendall Tyson, the Seattle Kraken hockey team’s vice president for strategy and business intelligence, has a completely different kind of statistics in mind.

Which videos do you watch on the Kraken’s website? Are you going to the big game on your birthday or anniversary? What kind of wine will you be ordering at Climate Pledge Arena?

“We’re bringing together ticket purchases to hockey games, ticket purchases to concerts, food and beverage data, retail data and membership data across all of the people who come to Climate Pledge Arena — and not just our fans,” Tyson said today at the GeekWire

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Personal and business finances on the same BBVA app in Peru

SMEs, the foundation of the economy

Small and mid-sized enterprises drive the national economy. According to official figures, SMEs make up 99 percent of the businesses in Peru, create approximately 85 percent of all jobs and generate around 40 percent of the country’s GDP.

“SMEs are the foundation of growth in a country like Peru and the key to propelling the economic recovery. Entrepreneurs today are constantly evolving and looking for new ways to grow, expand their offering and their markets. In order to achieve this, they need allies. We want to become the bank for SME,” Paz-López said.

Digital solutions

The support of the banking sector is fundamental to SMEs’ recovery, with appropriate products to finance their new initiatives. The health crisis also made digital solutions more necessary than ever before to expand businesses and meet the new demands from consumers and the market. 

For example, over 2.7

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City Gets $1.8 Million Grant For Minority-Owned Business Center



The City of Albuquerque has been awarded a $1.875 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) to support the New Mexico MBDA Business Center. The center is located in Albuquerque and operated through the City’s Economic Development Department. The grant funding will help with center operations integral to the establishment and growth of minority-owned businesses.

The City will receive $375,000 annually over a five-year period, ending June 30, 2026, as long as performance goals are met and congressional appropriations are made. The Albuquerque City Council gave formal approval of the funding on Monday.

“In Albuquerque, 60 percent of small businesses are minority-owned, so this grant is an investment in the heart of our economy and is fundamental to accelerating our city’s post-pandemic recovery,” said Mayor Tim Keller. “We are committed to creating opportunities for businesses and families, part

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Global Point of Sale Terminal Market Forecast: A $109 Billion Market by 2027 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–()–The “Point of Sale Terminal Market, Forecast, Impact of COVID-19, Industry Trends, by Application, Growth, Opportunity Company Analysis” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Worldwide, the rapid growth of digital technology in the past few years has expanded the point of sale terminal from just a sales portal into comprehensive payment processing systems that became an integrated part of the entire business operations. A POS terminal is computer software and hardware that manages the transaction by selling a product or a service. It helps to capture, share, store and report data related to the selling transaction. It eases the shopping experience and serves to expedite the checkout process, resulting in customer satisfaction.

Moreover, the rising financial frauds worldwide have demanded POS terminals. The government’s adoption has supported the vision of bringing a cashless economy worldwide, owing to the hassle-free payment option, online payment without cash

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