Be ahead of the game

Bringing expertise and passion for innovation and technology to World Rugby

“Rugby is a team sport in which you can’t accomplish anything without the rest of your teammates.” - Serge Kampf, Founder of Capgemini

We are proud to be the Global Innovation Partner of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Capgemini has contributed to the world of rugby for over 25 years, supporting grass-roots teams, national clubs, and on the international stage as a sponsor of the 2007 Rugby World Cup. We love rugby and are thrilled at this opportunity to do more, for the game and for the fans.

Here’s why we love Rugby Sevens!

“Working in collaboration with our Global Innovation Partner, Capgemini, we are innovating fan engagement to bring the digital and in-stadium audience closer than ever before to the speed, skill, and excitement of Rugby Sevens.” – Brett Gosper, Chief Executive, World Rugby

Rugby7s Innovation Journey

We believe technology enables people to be ahead of the game, whether in sports or in business. Our teams at Capgemini are always looking at ways to innovate and create digital solutions for our clients that will enable them to be ahead of the game. We do this by bringing together our extensive experience in various digital technologies and by following our guiding principle of putting clients first.

One example of this is the Match Predictor game, an application that enables fans to predict winners and margin of victory for every game as part of a simple league, competing against the Capgemini Bot.

 

Meet the Match Predictor

A game that enables fans to predict winners and margin of victory for every game as part of a simple league. Putting the latest data at their finger-tips, the game pits players against each other and the Capgemini Bot, powered by artificial intelligence, and machine learning. The app is now integrated with the World Rugby app and website, and open to fans all over the world.
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