Article: Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Market to Cross $20 Bn by 2027; Global Market Insights, Inc.

Access, Innovation, Open Governance, Open Source, Open Space, Standards

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Market to Cross $20 Bn by 2027; Global Market Insights, Inc.

Global Market Insights Inc. has recently added a new report on the open source intelligence market which estimates the market valuation for OSINT will cross US $20 billion by 2027. Increasing availability of open-source data, coupled with rising cyber threats, terrorism, and other illegal practices, is likely to drive the industry’s growth.

The growing adoption of open source intelligence among multiple organizations and the surge in demand for cloud-based OSINT among SMEs will drive the growth of the market. In addition, the increase in the need for OSINT by various industries to gain valuable insights for business decisions will fuel the growth of the open-source intelligence market. Social media analytics and text analytics will provide major opportunities for the expansion of the market in the future.

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Article: Growing Adoption of Open-Source GIS Software Driving the Global GIS Market Through 2020, Says Technavio

Geospatial, Open Data, Open Source

Growing Adoption of Open-Source GIS Software Driving the Global GIS Market Through 2020, Says Technavio

The software segment accounted for a market share of almost 49% in the global GIS market in 2015 and is expected to maintain its dominant position in the market during the forecast period. The growth of this segment is mainly due to increased demand for GIS desktop software in developing countries.

Vendors offer industry-specific GIS software, which, in turn, enhances the potential for the GIS software segment. The market, however, is witnessing the threat of counterfeit and pirated products. Therefore, commercial vendors are offering open-source GIS software to overcome this challenge, which is becoming a fast-moving trend in the market.

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