Mobile Privacy and Big Data Analytics: Big Data for Social Good Considerations

Unlocking the huge potential of big data analytics in a way that respects privacy principles and fosters an environment of trust.

Key data privacy principles addressing subjects such as personal data, accountability, and security form an important part implementing Big Data solutions. Supporting practical dialogue between public and private sector players in the delivery of Big Data for Social Good, this paper outlines some core considerations to think about when engaging in big data analytics activities for social good. Mobile operators are determined to help realise the economic and societal benefits of big data analytics through good digital responsibility practices, to help public agencies and NGOs tackle infectious diseases, disasters, environmental impacts and climate change.