As The Internet Of Things Era Begins, Many Executives See Talent Gaps As An Obstacle To Transform
As the internet of things era begins, many executives see talent gaps as an obstacle to transformation.
of executives at large global enterprises expect the industrial internet of things (IIoT)* to have a significant or major impact on their industry within three years.
*IIoT is the application of internet of things technologies in the manufacturing industry.
of executives say their organization faces a “major skills gap” in its IIoT readiness.
To keep up with the demands of IIoT implementation, executives’ top needs are:
|51% New technical skills|
|41% Better data integration and analytics capabilities|
|33% Rethinking the business model|
of executives say they have most of the needed skills in place already.
of executives say they have a clear IIoT vision and implementation strategy.
say they have made a strong IIoT commitment, with pilot projects getting started.
Source: The Impact of Connectedness on Competitiveness, Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, 2017