Marieke Willems, Zachary Smith, Silvana Muscella, Jacopo Mariani
2022 Zenodo  
Via four strategically designed pilot use cases to be coordinated in Bulgaria, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, Policy Cloud will deliver a unique, integrated environment of curated datasets and data manipulation and analysis tools of fundamental importance to stakeholders across Europe. The aim of Policy Cloud is to harness the potential of digitisation, big data and cloud technologies to improve the modelling, creation and implementation of policies. From a communications perspective,
more » ... goal requires reaching and engaging a broad range of critical stakeholders including policy makers and the big data community through carefully planned communication and dissemination activities and rich, consistent and relevant content. In October 2020, the EC approved its new Open-Source Software Strategy 2020-20231, a part of the overarching Digital Strategy of the Commission2 and contributing to the Digital Europe programme. Policy Cloud will contribute to this strategy through its use and upstream contributions to open source. Moreover, with the Data Governance Act of November 20203 the European Commission proposed new rules on data governance. Their aim is to exploit the high amounts of data created every day, but within a trustworthy European framework. These new rules will allow European data to be harnessed and allow specific European data spaces to benefit society, citizens and companies. The Commission has proposed nine data spaces in February 2020's data strategy4, ranging from industry to energy, and from health to the European Green Deal. Policy Cloud is exactly the type of instrument which will be able to exploit these large quantities of data in order to benefit society, citizens, and companies, while protecting the data and ensuring GDPR standards are maintained. This Communication and Dissemination Strategy is the second in a series of three deliverables. It details the specific communication and dissemination activities to be implemented, the innovation and policy lands [...]
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5948693 fatcat:hvuida2gbna3dpxzw4uk54fg74