The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global bar association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations and other organizations through information, education, networking opportunities and advocacy initiatives.

 

In one of their recent articles, Avoiding the Ethical Perils and Pitfalls of Big Data, they explore how the increased connectivity of people and things is creating previously unimaginable amounts of data. This volume, coupled with the rapid pace of data generation, provides unprecedented real-time insights into the habits, statistics, and patterns of people and processes. The ability to leverage data into actionable intelligence is now critical when making strategic business decisions.