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Fostering Digital Trust in an IoT World
January 13th, 2017

Fostering Digital Trust in an IoT World

It is true that employers can gain a lot of insight into their employees through the sharing of information. However, employers must foster digital trust.

Summary

It is true that employers can gain a lot of insight into their employees through the sharing of information. However, for employees to agree to share their connected device data employers need to foster digital trust and give benefits to those who participate. If they do, they could unlock an endless stream of information. Robert Schimek discusses digital trust in his blog on Insurance Journal.

Who Should Read This Article

Business owners hoping to gather data in the workplace, as well as employees who are wondering the benefits and risks of data sharing.

What You Will Learn

Readers will learn the results of The Data Sharing Economy: Quantifying Tradeoffs that Power New Business Models report. This report looks at what employees believe businesses need to do to garner digital trust. There is some common ground between both employer and employee including the belief that to foster digital trust employers must alert employees when data collection takes place. There are also some tradeoffs that need to take place, and readers will learn what those are including the need for companies and employees to align on what data is shared.

Take Away

Data collection could be a game changer for many industries and help unlock the potential of the IoT, however, digital trust is a must.

Read the full article at How to Gain ‘Digital Trust’ of Employees in Age of Internet of Things

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