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In this section we share some stories, examples, case studies on the impact of Big Data in different sectors as Manufacturing, Retail, OpenGov etc..
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What is the trade-off of opening up scientific data? How to enjoy the benefits while minimising the drawbacks? These questions are the core of the sectoral analysis “Opening Up Scientific Data for Innovation”.

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"The coolest thing with your data will be done by someone else". This old motto remains valid today. The very nature of big data is that they can be reused for purposes different from the one for which they were originally gathered. While traditionally the open data movement has focussed on how the private sector can create value from data held by government, the opposite case deserves also policy attention. Indeed, data held by the private sector can be used to address public issues.
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Data user companies generate, exploit, collect and analyse digital data intensively and use what they learn to improve their business. The European Data Market Study has made exciting and insightful findings about geographical and industry distribution of these companies and their size.
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The European Data Market Study Final Report was released a month ago and apart from evaluating the market itself, it also analysed numbers around how many people work with data and in which industries. Let’s take a look.

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IDC and Open Evidence have completed the third and final round of measurements of the European Data Market Monitoring Tool.
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Dataset-sharing and their use and reuse of data by multiple actors enable the data value extraction and lead to the creation of new services and business models. Data-sharing often represents one of many steps of digital transformation of a company.
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Enterprises and organizations alike are increasingly leveraging digital technologies to produce new business models, products and services that seamlessly blend the digital and physical worlds, while improving operational efficiencies and organizational performance – welcome to the era of the Digital Transformation!
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What are the social benefits of the data economy? How do citizens use data in their daily life?

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Data-driven technologies, and their applications, are producing and processing data at a pace unimaginable a few years ago! Companies have started to leverage data-technologies to innovate by inventing new products and services.

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The present report explores the nascent concept of data marketplace and defines it as a “a third party, cloud-based software platform providing Internet access to a disparate set of external data sources for use in IT systems by business, government or non-profit organizations.