The Commission adopted the Communication on the data-driven economy as a response to the European Council's conclusions of October 2013, which focused on the digital economy, innovation and services as drivers for growth and jobs and called for EU action to provide the right framework conditions for a single market for big data and cloud computing.
This Communication describes the features of the data-driven economy of the future and sets out operational conclusions to support and accelerate the transition towards it. It also sets out current and future activities in the field of cloud computing.
Communication on data-driven economy COM(2014)442 final, text is available in all official languages on EUR-lex site
Staff Working Document accompanying the Communication on the data-driven economy SWD(2014)214 final