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The Battle Between Data Analytics and Privacy

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Oct 04, 2016

Data analytics and privacy are by their nature antithetical to one another. Analytics initiatives accumulate as much data as possible in order to provide the greatest possible insight into their subject; in the case of employee analytics this is largely unstructured data, comprising electronic communications and files, sometimes containing personal information.

If employed recklessly, it is therefore almost certain that these initiatives will trespass on employee privacy.

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