Open Data: Wie Unternehmen die europäische Datenwirtschaft mitgestalten können – Capgemini Deutschland
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Google English: "Open Data: How companies can help shape the European data economy
Organizations use data for predefined purposes. Everything beyond that remains untouched potential. To achieve this, the EU wants to make more freely available publicly-funded data and recognizes Big Data and AI-based applications as important drivers. An opportunity for companies to tap the full potential of open data.
The European Commission has a vision: a European data economy, first introduced in the Commission Communication of 10 January 2017. In a further communication of 25 April 2017, the Commission proposes a package of measures to build a common data area in the EU - one seamless digital space designed to foster synergies between data-driven businesses.
Free traffic as the 5th freedom of the interior: EU Commission enshrines free flow of data in EU law
In the planned EU data economy, data should flow freely, quasi as fifth internal market freedom in addition to the free movement of persons, goods, services and capital. This reflects the belief that data is a key source of economic growth, increased competition, innovation and jobs. The value of digital data is estimated at 739 billion euros by 2020, or 4 percent of total EU GDP. For the open data sector alone, the EU28 + states are forecast to have a direct market volume of € 64.6 billion for 2018. Furthermore, the recently updated EU Monitoring "The European Data Market" estimates the size of the data economy in the EU for 2020 at approximately 360,000 data companies and approximately 10.4 million data specialists.
However, this growth creates a vacuum between supply and demand for data specialists: in 2016, 420,000 jobs were vacant. According to current forecasts, the talent gap in the EU will continue to worsen until 2020, with vacancies concentrated in the large Member States, especially in Germany and France. Targeted training programs within the company and continuing education initiatives as public-private partnerships with other sectors such as the public sector could counteract this trend...."