" ... In fact, the Patriots sometimes stick with the old-school method of taking photographs and printing them out. Belichick told reporters that they use the photos as a "backup," calling them "more dependable" than the tablets. "
Comments From Belichick
"We have had it at home, we have had it on the road, other teams have had it, it's a fairly common problem that didn't affect the outcome of the game --- in no way. That's just part of it. Sometimes they work, sometimes they don't."
But Microsoft defended their product. According to the company, the problem was related to the network -- not the tablets.
"Our team on the field has confirmed the issue was not related to the tablets themselves but rather an issue with the network," Microsoft said in a statement, per MassLive. "We worked with our partners who manage the network to ensure the issue was resolved quickly."
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In 2011, technology slowly expanded into the NFL. To many, the clipboard and the three-ring binder playbooks might be obsolete.
It is important to know what to do next when the power is off.
The Strategy of Psychology
Most people remembered visual images on a short term basis while some people retained data by using an integrated approach of their visual and tactile sense. Others just used their visual and audio senses.
The Compass Principles
- To stay ahead of the curve, one stays focused on their objective while being prepared for all tactical possibilities.
- One always performs "scenario planning" of a new concept or technology before utilizing it in the field.
Most ambitious non-strategic people are not able to anticipate ahead because they do not think about the strategic factors, the tactical factors, the specificity of the tactical factors and/or the tactical factors that lead to the strategic factors. They merely contemplate on the current moment.