Pedro Hernandez: Are We Ready for the Internet of Things?

Few Internet of Things projects have made it past the deliberation and planning stages as enterprises wrestle with security, ROI and staffing concerns.

Despite the buzz surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT) and its game-changing benefits in corporate circles, relatively few projects have made it off the ground, indicates new research from TEKsystems, an IT staffing firm.

In a survey of over 200 IT and business leaders, the company found that only 22 percent of organizations are implementing IoT technologies and services. Seventeen percent of respondents said they currently piloting IoT technologies while 19 percent are in the planning stages. A significant minority, 42 percent, are considering adopting IoT technologies.

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