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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.
Ilaria Vigo's picture
Experts estimate that thousands of exabytes of data are in the hands of private companies. Much of that data – on topics as diverse as car movements, medical histories, key population trends, even water consumption - could yield interesting and potentially valuable information on matters of great public interest.
chrysoula.mitta's picture

Join the webinar and learn the latest about the state of play on European data markets – including updated indicators – and brainstorm to identify new emerging data-related issues and analyse the emerging data ecosystem.

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As part of an ongoing, multi-year investigation into the evolving dynamics of European Union data markets, International Data Corporation (IDC) and the Lisbon Council invite you to this interactive webinar.

Kasia Jakimowicz's picture
The European Data Market Study also measures the data worker skill gap in Europe. It captures the potential gap between demand and supply of data worker skills. Here are the main findings: In 2016 Europe experienced an imbalance between demand and supply of 420,000 unfilled data workers positions, corresponding to 6.2% of total demand – up 0.3% from the same value for 2015.