Yesterday the World Economic Forum (WEF) Rethinking Personal Data initiative published a new report, Rethinking Personal Data: Strengthening Trust (PDF). The second report from the project (the first was Personal Data: A New Economic Asset Class) explores how the permissioned use of personal data can create tremendous value for all stakeholders in the personal data ecosystem — individuals, communities, organizations, and governments.
30 April 2012 – London: Market analyst and advisory company Ctrl-Shift today released an independent research report entitled Personal Data Stores: A Market Review. Personal data stores (PDS) are a new online tool than enable individuals to aggregate and share their own personal data on their own behalf. The report highlights that PDS are rapidly becoming a vibrant new market with a possible value of £1billion by 2016 in the UK alone.