Activity and interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow as organizations of public and private sector are looking for new ways to leverage the connectivity, according to a new research report released today by CompTIA, the information technology ( IT) association.
CompTIA Evaluate the Internet of things short research shows that eight out of ten executives of the IT industry have taken steps to realize the opportunities of the IO. One in three executives believe that these emerging opportunities to improve their results in the next one to two years.
At the same time, a number of problems remain. Fifty-three percent of respondents believe that the publicity surrounding the market I got ahead of him, a rate comparable to the results in 2014 CompTIA survey.
"The data points to progress IO on many fronts, but also confirms that, as many of the markets of the emerging technologies that will have time for the IO to develop" Mercado said Tim Herbert, senior vice president of research and intelligence, CompTIA.
"Many aspects of the issues relating to standards, governance, security and privacy IO, qualified and other issues have to fall into place before the market can really develop workers".
Herbert takes part in a panel discussion on Wednesday EN 16 September as part of the first Smart Cities Week September 15 to 17 in Washington DC CompTIA is working with IDC for a panel discussion on the role of new technologies, Internet things and smart cities to tackle droughts.
"Realizing the promise of a blue revolution: as Smart Cities and the Internet of things can help our nation against drought" is scheduled for 15:30 EDT Sept. 16 at the Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, DC. CompTIA research has identified several areas in which the IO is expected to have the greatest impact, including:
• Control and monitoring of newly connected devices or systems. (Cited by 53 percent of respondents).
• Collection of new data streams. (46 percent)
• Adding devices or systems previously intelligence "stupid". (46 percent)
• Creating new value systems connected. (42 percent)
The industry is the focus of much of the current activity of the IO. But its impact will be felt in almost all sectors of the economy on businesses, government agencies and other organizations to explore new and innovative ways to create business opportunities, provide services and expand connectivity.