We’re becoming increasingly addicted to measuring our own performance; how fast we run, how many steps we take, how much and what kind of sleep we get. Needless to say, wearable technology has enormous potential for businesses too; understanding employee data can help guide investment in many business areas including engagement, culture and training and development. But how can businesses manage the opportunity which their employee data can bring with the ethical responsibility of how, when and why it’s used?
We recently took part in a CIPD podcast about the use of wearable technology in organisations, exploring the potential pitfalls and the important ethical considerations of doing so. So if you’re thinking of introducing wearable technology in your organisation, you may want to listen to this first!