We read every day about the myriad of purposes for which enterprises are embarking on Big Data projects. Securing C-suite buy in and funding may be a significant endeavor, as is implementing an analytic approach to yield results that will achieve the project’s overall goals. In the face of those challenges, the legal and regulatory issues associated with the collection, storage, and use of Big Data may not be top of mind.
They should be.
Unexpected legal problems manifesting down the road can derail any Big Data project. Focus on those issues at the outset is infinitely easier and less expensive than managing them later in a crisis situation arising from a breach or legal violation. [Read more…]