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Big data and B2B digital platforms: The next frontier for Europe's industry and enterprises

Big data and B2B digital platforms: The next frontier for Europe's industry and enterprises
Published on: 29/04/2016
Author: Strategic Policy Forum on Digital Entrepreneurship
Big data presents enterprises with significant new opportunities. Big data analytics can improve business performance by allowing enterprises to develop new business models, improve products and services, and bring about considerable economic and social benefits.

This report looks into the potential to create new value in three important industries:

  • automotive
  • healthcare/pharma 
  • mechanical engineering

It sets out the key challenges of digital transformation in each of these industries, assesses key success factors, and provides recommendations on how to overcome remaining problems and speed up the modernisation process. The report draws on success stories and business case studies as well as interviews with key industrial players.

Report and more information

Big data and B2B digital platforms: The next frontier for Europe's industry and enterprises (PDF, 5 MB)

The Strategic Policy Forum on Digital Entrepreneurship