Industries Implementing Internet-of-Things (IoT) in Operations at Full-Scale by Industry

Proof Point

Capgemini survey found manufacturing as leading industry in full-scale adoption of Internet-of-Things (IoT) at 62%, while automotive lags at 17%

Industries Implementing Internet-of-Things (IoT) in Operations at Full-Scale by Industry

2018 (percentage of respondents)

Note: Data based on Capgemini's survey of 316 respondents from companies implementing Internet-of-Things (IoT) in operations, from automotive, industrial manufacturing, retail, telecommunications, consumer goods, and energy & utilities sectors across U.S., U.K., France, Germany, China, and Netherlands.

Proof Point Findings

  • Internet-of-Things – Network of physical objects and virtual platforms embedded with software, sensors, and network connectivity that are capable of collecting and exchanging data
  • Full-Scale Implementation – Organizations that have deployed IoT in their operations across regions, geographies, and sites
  • Overall Average – 36% of respondents surveyed by Capgemini have deployed IoT in their companies at full-scale, with some struggling to go beyond deployment at one or two sites
  • Manufacturing Leads – Among industries that participated in Capgemini survey, industrial manufacturing has most large scale deployment of IoT at 62%, followed by retail with 46%
  • Automotive Lags – Automotive sector lagging in full-scale IoT deployment, as organizations still look for strong business case for IoT
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include increasing affordability of IoT devices, proliferation of new Internet-of-Things modules, growing industrial application of IoT devices, greater drive for efficiency gains, and expanding network connectivity



Consumer Non-Durables, Energy, Industrial Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Transportation and Logistics, Utilities, Wholesale and Retail Trade


Date Last Updated

February 18, 2019

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