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The 2020 report on the Economic Impact of Open Data researches the value created by open data in Europe. It is the second study by the European Data Portal, following the 2015 report. The study forecasts the open data market size and the employment growth for 2025. Impact is exemplified by efficiency gains and cost savings due to open data. Read more
Defining the value of specific datasets is very complex and the perspective and role of data providers in the Member States are instrumental. This report reviews relevant literature, political decisions and national initiatives to allow for a deeper understanding of the current status around value assessment of datasets. Findings from interviews with selected open data providers from different Member States provide insights into different perceptions and expectations around high-value datasets. Read more
The open data maturity study serves as a benchmark to gain insights into the development achieved in the field of open data in Europe. It assesses the level of maturity against four dimensions: policy, portal, impact, and quality. The study clusters countries into four different groups: trend-setters, fast-trackers, followers, and beginners, from the most mature to the least. Recommendations tailored to the level of maturity and characteristics of each of these groups are provided. Read the latest report here.