People Analytics: How to Ethically Use Social Sensors to Track Workers | Big Data - let your data grow |

Sociometric sensors can help people collaborate more, but author Ben Waber writes that companies using them should follow privacy and ethics policies. Sensing data can be a major threat to privacy. Whether the data is from cellphones or web browsing histories, the potential abuse of this massive trove of data is an important concern. At the same time, awareness of this issue is alarmingly low, which means that people often don’t understand the power of the data that they make available.