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Beyond the IoT Hype – The Industry of Things World Survey Report 2017

In 2017 we.CONECT resumed IIoT and digital transformation market research consulting cross-industry IoT & Industrie 4.0 managers from leading international companies. More than 1,100 decision makers and experts shared their views within the scope of an online survey conducted from January to March 2017. The survey dealt with industry trends, digital transformation project analysis and delivers a market overview for IIoT performance, product and business improvement areas. Further questions address IIoT strategies and their user adoption, impacted areas as well as project analytics and integration from the business perspective.

Key Facts (Extract)

  • The majority of the respondents are still hesitant to launch digital transformation initiatives and prefer to see how the market evolves (53%).
  • 26% of the polled companies already have a robust IIoT strategy and every fourth company perceives itself as an IIoT leader.
  • 9 out of 10 believe that IIoT is key to future success.
  • Main areas impacted by IIoT: New revenue streams and business models (66%), New products and services (66%), Enhanced customer experience (49%).

Download the Industry of Things World Survey Report 2017 here and get condensed knowledge of Industry 4.0 experts on the future of the Industrial IoT.