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Gabriella Cattaneo

Associate Vice President, IDC's European Government Consulting unit

Gabriella Cattaneo is Associate Vice President of IDC's European Government Consulting unit. Cattaneo has more than 25 years of experience in ICT market research, socio-economic impact assessment and benchmarking of ICT policies. She joined IDC, global ICT market research and consulting company, in 2005 to develop research and consulting services for governments and policy makers, leveraging IDC’s global knowledge and research. Cattaneo has contributed to the design and implementation of European benchmarking indicators on e-government, e-procurement, cloud computing, and currently on measuring the European Data market. Cattaneo is a graduate in Political Sciences Magna cum Laude from Milan State University with a prize-winner research Thesis and worked ten years as a business journalist before becoming an ICT industry analyst.

Talk Title: 
Towards the Data-Driven Economy
Talk Abstract: 

This presentation will describe the current landscape and level of the development of the European Data Market and Data Economy, measured by the European Data Market Monitoring Tool, a coherent set of quantitative indicators and qualitative analysis developed by IDC on behalf of DG CONNECT. The presentation will look at the potential development paths of the European Data Market to 2020 based on alternative forecast scenarios. Specific attention will be paid to the role of Data Workers and Data Scientists, including a forecast estimate of the potential demand-supply gap of data skills in Europe by 2020.