In this edition of the Report of the Sector Infomediario , ASEDIE it has identified 764 corporations infomediario sector, 9.6 per cent over the last edition. The distribution of these companies by sub sector remains similar, mainly dedicated to the geographic information systems (22 per cent), to market studies (21 per cent) and the sector económico-financiero (20 per cent).
The report highlights the dynamism of this sector. Figure sector growth infomediario by 7 per cent, over 3.5 per cent of gdp growth. It also notes the increase in the number of employees in a 3.1 per cent. Other relevant data set out in this report are as follows: the sales volume is €2.045.732.378; the capital of these companies is 346.867.065 €and their net benefit 92.082.918 €.
In addition, the report covers two surveys, one to companies and other infomediarias representatives of the public sector to have an overall view of the ecosystem of the information. The first stresses that these companies that deal, 73 per cent used both sources of public and private data to develop their products or services; 23 per cent used exclusively public data and a 4 per cent only private data. With regard to the challenges faced by focusing on analysis of data, followed by the Big Data and the opening of new sources of data. Furthermore, with regard to the barriers to reuse, the most mentioned were the different availability of public information between Autonomous communities and Municipalities and professorship of information.
In the survey to representatives of the public Sector of autonomous communities revealed that most of the REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS take into account the demand to prioritize the opening of data. Furthermore, as initiatives to encourage the opening of data, the dissemination of case studies and training, and on the main barrier to most of the REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS is fundamentally technique.
To finalize the report also contains a number of cases of successful infomediarias companies and examples of good practices in the public sector.