Wearable technology can dramatically alter the business landscape and it is happening. Enterprises are exploring new use cases to adopt wearables and gain new benefits from it. Here are 9 key stats that capture the wearable tech trends in enterprises
|1. Market Value|
|Forecasted wearable device market value for 2018.
|2. Top priority for enterprises|
|Global technology and business decision-makers say that wearables are a priority for their firm.
Source : Forrester
|3. Strategic for future success|
|Adopters agree that wearables are or will be strategic to their company’s future success.
Source : Salesforce
|4. Enterprises actively using wearables|
|IT and business decisions makers surveyed indicated that their organizations are already using or actively exploring wearables.
Source : EETimes
|5. Boosting business performance|
|Report improvements in business performance since deploying wearables in the enterprise.
Source : Salesforce
|6. Wearable impact|
|Smart glasses may begin to save the field service industry per year by 2017.
Source : Gartner
|7. Jump in wearable spending|
|Adopters plan to increase their wearables spend over the next 12 months.
|8. Employee benefits|
|Employees believe that wearables can benefit the workplace in some way, like improved efficiency or increased safety.
|9. BYOW is the most favorable model|
|Business professionals & wearable tech adopters surveyed reported that they currently support a BYOW (Bring Your Own Wearable) model, while an additional 40% said they plan to support BYOW in the future.
Wearables can transform businesses by boosting productivity and engagement with customers. Already early adopters in healthcare, retail, sports, media, manufacturing industry etc., are finding new efficiencies and applications of wearables. In future, we may see more ambitious and widespread adoption of wearables in enterprises. Its right in the corner.
Tags: Wearable Technology