‘Digital Trust’ Needed for Companies to Reap Benefits of Employee Data Sharing: AIG

January 5, 2017

Businesses must foster “digital trust” with employees if they want to reap the full economic and competitive benefits of workplace data sharing, according to a new report from American International Group.

Employees need to feel that their data will be secure and used appropriately, the study found. The majority of those surveyed believe that data sharing should be optional, while many of the company respondents view workplace monitoring as mandatory. Companies are willing to invest in wearables and telematics devices, but employees aren’t as quick to jump on board.

Key takeaways from the survey:

See the full report from AIG: “The Data Sharing Economy: Quantifying Tradeoffs that Power New Business Models.”