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Tournament Update, March 31:
Using SAP Lumira and SAP Predictive Analysis, the SAP Data Viz Team has now correctly predicted 40 of 60 games including 11 of 16 sweet sixteen teams and two teams (Florida and Wisconsin) making it to the final four this weekend. Will the overall champion pick prevail, what’s your final four analysis? Viz the Madness and share your insights on which team will come out on top.


Here’s a recap from the past week of college basketball predictions and analysis with SAP Lumira and SAP Predictive Analysis. We’re now down to the round of 16 and the round of 8 this weekend. The SAP’s Data Viz Team has correctly predicted 37 of 52 overall games and 11 of 16 sweet sixteen teams with all of our final four picks still in action! Read on for the highlights from the past week prior to the weekend.

Bracket Tracker:

Here’s the latest view of where we stand with our bracket:

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Insights and Upsets:
Predictions that had success:

  • Dayton upset over Ohio St.
  • Pittsburgh upset over Colorado
  • Connecticut upset over Villanova
  • Kentucky upset over Wichita St.

Predictions that missed the mark:

  • Duke’s big loss to Mercer
  • Harvard downing Cincinnati
  • Stanford making it to the round of 16
  • Baylor over Creighton

ViztheMadness at #BI2014

Here’s a few pics from the BI and HANA team at SAP Insider Orlando this week, check out more action from the event recap here:

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SAP Lumira in the News

Visualizations and Data Stories

Demo the Madness

Do your own college basketball demo with SAP Lumira:

What’s Next!?!

The tournament continues over the next few weekends with the final game on Monday, April 7. The analytics team will be at Gartner BI in Las Vegas for another week of action packed SAP Lumira and Predictive demos/sessions. We’ll continue to follow the action and analysis with SAP Lumira, follow @SAPLumira on Twitter for all the buzz.

Hope you had a great weekend and enjoyed watching the games!


This blog originally published on SCN and republished with permission.