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Final Study Report: The European Data Market Monitoring Tool Key Facts & Figures, First Policy Conclusions, Data Landscape and Quantified Stories

2020

The Lisbon Council and International Data Corporation launch today the Final Study Report: The European Data Market Monitoring Tool Key Facts & Figures, First Policy Conclusions, Data Landscape and Quantified Stories. This report presents a set of indicators measuring the data professionals, the value of the data market, the number of data supplier and data user companies and their revenues, and the overall impact of the data economy on EU GDP. All indicators are presented for the years 2018 through 2020 and forecasted to 2025 according to three alternative potential scenarios: Baseline, High Growth and Challenge scenarios.

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Moving Towards the European Data-Agile Economy: Final Report on Policy Conclusions

2020

The Lisbon Council and International Data Corporation (IDC) publish the Final Report on Policy Conclusions: Moving Towards the European Data-Agile Economy. As part of an ongoing, multi-year investigation into the evolving dynamics of European Union data markets, the study offers a thorough update on the value of the data economy for the European Union and presents the innovative European Data Market Monitoring Tool, which has been updated to cover the years 2017-2019 and the potential development paths of the EU27 Data Market and Data Economy to 2025. The report analyses the role of policies in shaping the scenarios, highlighting the potential impact of the Digital Single Market Strategy.

The report was finalised in February 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic started its rampage across the globe, with unprecedented impacts on the European economy as well as the technology market. Therefore, an additional post-Covid-impact scenario with estimates on the likely Data Market and Data Economy was also included, considering the decline in 2020 and potential rebound and impacts on the 2025 scenarios for the EU27. However, these estimates should be taken with caution because of the extremely high level of uncertainty about the current damages to the economy and the potential recovery paths.


Final Report on Facts and Figures: Updating the European Data Market Monitoring Tool

2020

Following the Second Report on Facts & Figures (D2.4) released in March 2019, this Final Report on Facts & Figures (Deliverable D2.7 of the Update of the European Data Market Study, SMART 2016/0063) presents the results obtained through the third round of measurements of the European Data Market Monitoring Tool, designed and developed under the previous European Data Market Study (SMART 2013/0063) and subsequently revised and extended in the First Report on Facts & Figures to cover the years 2016-2017 and the Second Report on Facts & Figures to cover the years 2017-2018 with forecasts at 2025 under three alternative scenarios.


Second Interim Report: The European Data Market Monitoring Tool: Key Facts & Figures, Policy Conclusions, Data Landscape And Quantified Stories

2019

The Lisbon Council and International Data Corporation launch today the Second Interim Report: The European Data Market Monitoring Tool: Key Facts & Figures, First Policy Conclusions, Data Landscape And Quantified Stories of the the Update of the European Data Market Study, a project entrusted in 2016 to IDC and the Lisbon Council. It brings together the research results and the activities carried out by the contractors under:

  • The Second Report on Facts & Figures extending the measurement of the European Data Market Monitoring Tool by presenting data for the years 2016-2018 and forecasts to the year 2025 under three alternative scenarios;
  • The Second Report on Policy Conclusions  measuring the progress of European policies towards the objective of maximising the growth of the Data Economy as measured by the European Data Market Monitoring Tool;
  • The key messages from the quantified stories produced by the study team and focusing on the operational, organizational and/or economic benefits generated by the use of data-driven technologies with a special focus on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions;
  • The Second Data Landscape Report providing an overview of the EU Data Landscape and offering and up-to-date zoom into the database of data market companies in Europe.

Data as the Engine of Europe's Digital Future: Second Report on Policy Conclusions

2019

The Lisbon Council and International Data Corporation (IDC) publish the Second Report on Policy Conclusions: Data as the Engine of Europe's Digital Future. As part of an ongoing, multi-year investigation into the evolving dynamics of European Union data markets, the study offers a thorough update on the value of the data economy for the European Union and presents the innovative European Data Market Monitoring Tool, which has been updated to cover the years 2017-2018 with forecasts until 2025. The report analyses the role of policies in shaping the scenarios, highlighting the potential impact of the Digital Single Market Strategy. It explores also alternative scenarios of the social role of data, in terms of the power to control and access data. While digitization is everywhere, adoption is uneven across companies, sectors, and economies. The report analyses more in-depth the profile of data-driven companies, who are the data users measured by our indicators, and the central role of data in digital transformation. 

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Second Report on Facts and Figures: Dataset

2019

This Dataset Study accompanies the Second Report on Facts and Figures and offers an overview of the data based on which the report was drafted. 


Second Report on Facts and Figures: Updating the European Data Market Monitoring Tool

2019

Following the First Report on Facts & Figures (D2.1) released in February 2018, this Second Report on Facts & Figures (Deliverable D2.4 of the Update of the European Data Market Study, SMART 2016/0063) presents the results obtained through the second round of measurements of the European Data Market Monitoring Tool, designed and developed under the previous European Data Market Study (SMART 2013/0063) and subsequently revised and extended in the First Report on Facts & Figures to cover the years 2016-2017 with forecasts at 2025 under three alternative scenarios. 


First Report on Facts and Figures: Updating the European Data Market Monitoring Tool

2018

The Lisbon Council and the International Data Corporation (IDC) continue their work on investigating the evolving dynamics of European Union data markets. This First Report on Facts and Figures presents the results obtained through the first round of measurements of the European Data Market Monitoring Tool, which covered the period 2013-2015 with forecasts to the year 2020 under three distinct scenarios of evolution of the European Data Market and Economy. In this update, the Monitoring Tool has been revised and extended to cover the years 2016-2017 with forecasts at 2025 under the same alternative scenarios. 


First Report on Policy Conclusions: How the Power of Data Can Drive the EU Economy

2018

Today, 24 April 2018, the Lisbon Council and International Data Corporation (IDC) publish the First Report on Policy Conclusions: How the Power of Data Can Drive the EU Economy. As part of an ongoing, multi-year investigation into the evolving dynamics of European Union data markets, the study offers a thorough update on the value of the data economy for the European Union and presents the innovative European Data Market Monitoring Tool, which has been revised and extended to cover the years 2016-2017 with forecasts until 2025. The report analyses the role of policies in shaping the scenarios, highlighting the potential impact of the Digital Single Market Strategy. It explores also alternative scenarios of the social role of data, in terms of the power to control and access data. While digitization is everywhere, adoption is uneven across companies, sectors, and economies. The report analyses more in-depth the profile of data-driven companies, who are the data users measured by our indicators, and the central role of data in digital transformation. 


The European Data Market Study: Final Report

2017
This report presents a set of indicators measuring the European population of data workers, the value of the data market, the number of data user enterprises, the number of data companies and their revenues, and the overall value of the impact of the data economy on EU GDP. All indicators are presented for the years 2013 through 2016 and forecasted to 2020, exploring three alternative potential scenarios of evolution: Baseline, High Growth and Challenge scenarios.

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