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Importance of IoT

How important is the Internet of Things (IoT) or an IoT-based solution to your organization?

IoT is very important to our organization
27%
IoT is somewhat important to our organization
28%
Having IoT solutions aren’t critical to our business today
24%
IoT is not important to our organization
20%

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IoT project strategies

If your company is currently working on an IoT project, how does the project fit into your company’s IoT strategy?

Private experiment
12%
Standalone pilot
7%
One of several IoT projects
15%
Part of a multi-year IoT strategy
19%
My company is not working on an IoT project.
47%

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Partners for IoT projects

Partners can be important collaborators on IoT projects. Is your company using any of the following partners on your current IoT project?

IoT platform provider (Predix, AWS, ThingWorx, etc.)
43%
Systems Integrator
43%
IT provider
37%
Communications specialists
31%
IoT consultant
25%

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IoT deployment software

Please select the most important software in your company’s IoT deployment.

SDN / Networking
6%
Operating system
9%
Security / Firewall
11%
Middleware
22%
My company is not working on an IoT project.
45%

Internet of Things Interest and Deployment

When will Internet of Things (IoT) projects be initiated in your organization?

We have already incorporated IoT initiatives: 21%
This year: 9%
Next year: 19%
In 3 years: 17%
In 5 years: 4%
We don’t foresee incorporating IoT projects: 30%

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IoT and open source

Does your company plan to use open source software for your current IoT project?

Yes: 89%
No: 11%

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Benefits of IoT

Please choose the following IoT characteristics that you would benefit most from.

New business opportunities
58%
Operations improvement
50%
Cost savings
48%
Process optimization
47%

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Current IoT project stages

If your company is currently working on an IoT project, how would you best describe its stage?

New, from-the-ground-up design
18%
Adding devices to an existing enterprise solution
12%
Adding more functionality to existing components
12%
Better leveraging collected data
8%
Bolstering security
2%
My company is not working on an IoT project.
48%

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Internet of Things in 2017

Describe your plans for IoT in 2017:

Exploring
29%
Experimenting
17%
Designing
4%
Prototyping
11%
Coding
7%
No plans for 2017
32%

Mobile Skills – 2015 hiring

What mobile skills will you be hiring for in 2015?

Experience with wearables
3%
Experience with the Internet of Things (IoT)
13%
UI/UX design
32%
Back-end integration
27%
DevOps for mobile
15%
Mobile project management
9%

Mobile Hiring Trends

What mobile skills will you be hiring for in 2015?

Experience with wearables
3%
Experience with the Internet of Things (IoT)
14%
UI/UX design
20%
Front-end development
28%
Back-end integration
30%
DevOps for mobile
17%
Mobile project management
10%
Mobility or Digital Officer
2%
We won’t be hiring for mobile skills
50%

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IT investment priorities from 2016 to 2017

Where does your organization’s IT team focus most of its investments today, and where does your team plan to focus its investments in the next 12-24 months?

S Today S In 12-24 months

Optimizing existing IT
Integrating data and applications
Delivering cloud infrastructure and services
Delivering and deploying modern applications (mobile, cloud-native, IoT)
Improving overall IT management
Implementing software-defined storage



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