Thank you for participating in the IoT Commercial Adoption Survey. This survey should take you less than 10 minutes to complete. 

The survey is organized by the Eclipse Foundation’s IoT Working Group. Your input will help Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem stakeholders understand the requirements, priorities, and challenges for global organizations implementing commercial IoT solutions. All responses to this survey will be anonymized and only reported in summary form. Responses will be collected until October 28, 2019 at 11:59 PM PT.

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* 1. What best describes your role?

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* 2. How many employees work in your organization?

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* 3. What industry do you work in? 

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* 4. What region are you personally located in?

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* 5. What are your organization's plans for deploying IoT solutions?

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* 6. How many IoT projects are presently underway within your organization?

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* 7. What industrial category or categories best describe(s) the type of IoT solutions you have deployed or will deploy? (Select all that apply)

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* 8. How much does your organization intend to spend on IoT solutions in the next fiscal year?

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* 9. How do you expect your organization’s spending on IoT solutions to change next fiscal year?

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* 10. Which part of your organization leads the decision-making around IoT solution investment?

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* 11. What are your plans for implementing IoT solutions based on open source technology?

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* 12. What are your organization’s top 3 concerns/priorities for deploying IoT solutions? (Please only pick 3)

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* 13. In your experience, what are the top 3 challenges to operating IoT solutions? (Please only pick 3)

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* 14. How would you rank the importance of the following technology components in your IoT solutions?

  High importance  Medium importance  Low importance  Don't know
Actuators
AI / ML platform
Cloud platform
Controllers / appliances
Data processing and basic analytics platform
Edge nodes / gateways
Sensors
User Interface

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* 15. How would you describe your IoT cloud strategy?

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* 16. Do you use, or plan to use, any of the following cloud platforms for your IoT implementation? (Select all that apply)

 
Amazon AWS IoT
Cloud Foundry (on-premises)
Google Cloud Platform
IBM Cloud
Kubernetes (on-premises)
Microsoft Azure IoT
OpenStack (on-premises)
Oracle Cloud
Other Private/On-premises cloud
Red Hat OpenShift
None
Don’t know

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* 17. What is your organization’s preferred pricing model for consuming IoT platform services?

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* 18. How would you describe your IoT security and network management practices?

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* 19. When choosing software to include in your IoT solution, do you evaluate open source software?

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* 20. What are the advantages to using open source IoT technologies? (Select all that apply)

 
Flexibility
Shorter innovation cycles
More control
Cost advantages
Ability to influence or customize code in projects
Security
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* 21. What, if any, are the disadvantages to using open source IoT technologies?

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* 22. How would you rank your organization’s perceived importance of the following IoT industry groups to your IoT strategy?

  Important  Neutral  Not Important  Don’t Know  Never Heard of Them
3GPP
Apache Software Foundation
DASH7 Alliance
Eclipse IoT / Eclipse Foundation
IEC
IEEE
IETF
Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)
Linux Foundation (inc. LF Edge, Akraino, EdgeX Foundry, CNCF…)
LoRa Alliance
OASIS
oneM2M
Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF)
Open Mobile Alliance (OMA)
Thread Group
W3C

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* 23. What company or companies do you see as being leaders in IoT?

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* 24. If you would like to receive a copy of the survey results please enter your contact information. Your contact information will only be used to distribute the results and will not be shared with others.

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