This IDC study presents the results of IDC's 2015 Internet of Things MaturityScape Benchmark Survey and should be viewed as a supplement to IDC MaturityScape: Internet of Things (IDC #259374, October 2015). Together, they provide a comprehensive overview of the IDC's Internet of Things maturity model:
This document enables organizations to answer the following questions:
"As we move through 2016, the IoT has gained mainstream awareness, yet organizations are still struggling with how to deal with the complexities of the vendor ecosystem in terms of developing and deploying connected products and services," says Vernon Turner, SVP and research fellow, Enterprise Systems and IoT. Carrie MacGillivray, vice president, IoT and Mobile, adds, "IDC believes that technology leaders who recognize the importance of providing scalable, secure, and robust IoT solutions will gain a real advantage over their competitors in the race to the future of the digitally enabled enterprise."