Chapter 13.1

Personal Analytics

Abstract

In addition to corporate data, there are individual data, or personal data. Personal data typically reside on the PC or work station. In many ways, the personal data environment becomes an individual “sandbox.” The essence of personal data is autonomy of processing. Because of the autonomy of processing, personal data normally are not mixed with corporate data.

Keywords

Personal data; Personal sandbox; Personal computer; Spreadsheet; Integrity of data

In every corporation, there are two levels of decision-making—the corporate level of decision-making and the personal level of decision-making. The corporate level of decision-making is a formal and even regulated environment. The personal level of decision-making ...

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