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Big Data Doesn't Mean 'Big Brother': Employee Trust and the Next Generation of Human Capital Analytics

What does the era of big data mean for human capital analytics?

  • Technology allows companies to use new sources of human capital data such as electronic sensing of email headers and online calendars or real-time big data from internal social media
  • These insights help companies optimize human capital but also raise legal and ethical concerns
  • This research describes the risks, opportunities, and practical steps companies can take to successfully adopt the next generation of human capital analytics

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Mary B. Young, D.B.A.

Principal Researcher, Human Capital



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