Thursday March 07, 2013

Tracking Sensors Invade The Workplace

A good idea or another case of technology gone wrong? Heck, why not just implant everyone at birth? It works in the movies.

As Big Data becomes a fixture of office life, companies are turning to tracking devices to gather real-time information on how teams of employees work and interact. Sensors, worn on lanyards or placed on office furniture, record how often staffers get up from their desks, consult other teams and hold meetings.

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