White paper | Sept 2014
Because the pace of change affecting businesses is accelerating, companies must become better prepared for the future. This paper examines in greater depth the relationship between the use of machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies and the business readiness for the future.
Industry analyst company Freeform Dynamics interviewed more than 1,000 business and IT decision-makers from small, medium and large business in ten countries and six market sectors. An additional 100 interviews were conducted with large MNCs in the UK, Germany and the US. Decision makers were asked key questions regarding how ready their business is for the future.
We have used the result to enable us to address these critical issues:
This paper examines in greater depth the relationship between the use of machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies and the business readiness for the future. It addresses some of the likely impacts of M2M, assesses how ready business currently are to take advantage of M2M technologies, and identifies the lessons that can be learned from those that are most ready.
Gartner has positioned Vodafone as a "Leader" in its Magic Quadrant for Managed M2M Services, Worldwide report 2017, for the fourth consecutive year