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How much are European companies using data?

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.

Nurturing Data Skills

The final webinar presenting the results of the EU Data Market Study took place on 15 December.

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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Following a year of mapping data companies in the EU, a map featuring 72 of the largest EU data companies, all of whom are key figures of the European data market, was produced.

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Investments in big data and business analytical software are expanding outside of traditional ICT oriented industries and regions like North America and Europe. As data businesses are increasingly growing and can be transferred internationally, monitoring the data market in the EU alone is not sufficient to assess the potential of its data market. To help with this, we analysed the data markets of the US, Japan and Brazil to evaluate the place of the EU data market in the world.
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According to the European Data Market study, there were approximately 249,000 data companies (1) in 2015, representing 13.8% of the 1.8 million ICT and professional services enterprises.
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It is no surprise that countries and companies, such as Microsoft with its Online Data Science Degree Program, are starting to invest in Data Science education.
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According to the results of the European Data Market study, investing in Big Data might be the right thing to do. The study predicted that the EU28 data market (1) would reach €54,474 million in 2015, a 7% growth from 2014.