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Top 10 Legal Concepts That Data and Analytics Leaders Must Know to Drive Business Value

Published: 28 June 2018

ID: G00351397

Analyst(s): Lydia Clougherty Jones , Joe Bugajski


Legal discussions about data-driven initiatives are often constrained by risk-avoidance mindsets, limiting business impact and value. To refocus on business outcomes, data and analytics leaders must leverage legal concepts foundational to driving revenue, cost savings and balanced risk mitigation.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Create a Strategic Relationship With Your Legal Counsel to Learn About the Legal Concepts That Balance Opportunities With Constraints
    • A Practical Example Scenario to Consider
  • Work Closely With Legal Counsel to Identify and Learn Critical Legal Concepts That Support Data-Centric Innovation and Drive Competitive Advantage
    • A Practical Example Scenario to Consider
  • Communicate to Stakeholders the Importance of Framing Legal and Ethical Issues
    • A Practical Example Scenario to Consider

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