Sensor data gathered from mobile devices generates big data, which can help organizations continuously monitor a wide range of processes in ways that prompt actions and generate value. However, generating reliable data from such devices is not straightforward and presents a variety of challenges. This article describes the challenges and provides guidelines based on a case study of "Street Bump", a mobile device app that the City of Boston uses to facilitate road infrastructure management.Click here for free 2-page executive summary (pdf)
O'Leary, Daniel E.
"Exploiting Big Data from Mobile Device Sensor-Based Apps: Challenges and Benefits,"
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