May 31, 2017

There was a time when digital transformation and IT transformation mostly meant the same thing to companies. The NBA today can quickly publish content and stats on social media and mobile apps. But being able to work with video at the pace of a fast break involved tran...

July 8, 2016

NEW YORK – The NBA and TISSOT announced today the launch of a groundbreaking integrated timing system and a new shot clock with innovative LED glass technology developed exclusively for the league.  The new shot clock will debut July 8 at Samsung NBA Summer League and...

June 25, 2015

The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website. More than anything else, the NBA has data. The league collects reams of data ev...

April 15, 2014

Michael Gliedman, CIO of the NBA, talks to TechRepublic about his passion for basketball, music, and pushing the limits of technology. Michael Gliedman compares playing in a band on stage to playing on a basketball team. When all the pieces come together perfectly, the...

December 25, 2013

Overwhelmed by fluid, fast-paced play, basketball fans have long thirsted for more: more statistics, more video replays, more analysis, more information. Now the NBA has partnered with SAP and STATS LLC to create a new, totally comprehensive statistical database that r...

November 25, 2013

The NBA is launching video box scores, powered by high-speed analytic software, that let fans view plays associated with every statistic the league tracks. To help process the on-demand video service, the NBA is using high-speed analytics software. Although the feature...

August 22, 2013

When we started our How to Become a CIO series last week, I'll bet you thought that our CIO interviewees' origin stories would all begin in a college computer science lab with a student programming with one hand and eating cold pizza with the other. We do have one more...

April 13, 2010

There’s no denying that technology is transforming the sports industry now more than ever and doing so in ways never imagined even a year or two ago. But that’s where the agreement ends. Developing and implementing a technology plan to improve the fan experience, wheth...

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Michael S. Gliedman

Currently advising corporate leadership teams on aligning business strategy and technology. Former Chief Information Officer for the National Basketball Association; SVP Application Development at Viacom/ MTV Networks/ Showtime Networks Inc.; and Principal at Booz Allen & Hamilton

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