• 2020

    The Rise of IoT in Mining

    This report focuses on the mining sector and explores levels of IoT maturity amongst organisations operating across the globe. In this study, six factors have been identified to understand the overall maturity of the mining sector in its IoT deployment.
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  • 2018

    Industrial IoT on Land and at Sea

    This 2018 research is focused on understanding the ways that the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is being adopted by organisations from the agriculture, energy, maritime, mining and transport sectors and the role of satellite connectivity as an IIoT enabler.
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  • 2017

    The Future of IoT in Enterprise

    This 2017 research is focused on understanding the ways that the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is being adopted by organisations from the agritech, energy, mining and transport sectors and the role of satellite connectivity as an IIoT enabler.
    View report
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Inmarsat Industrial IoT readiness tool

Use our readiness tool to find out where your business’s Industrial IoT readiness ranks against your sector.

Please select your industry
  • Agriculture
  • Energy
  • Maritime
  • Mining
  • Transport

How we calculate your score

We asked our 750 respondents a series of questions, with points attached to their responses, scoring their IIoT readiness in the following key areas:

  • Adoption
  • Sensor deployments
  • Skills
  • Security
  • Data
  • Connectivity
  • Investment

Using these scores, we divided our respondents into categories indicating their IIoT maturity:

  • Laggard
  • Starter
  • Progressive
  • Leader

Your responses are presented in a personalised report, comparing them with those of the 125 respondents from your industry, so you can see where your organisation ranks.

Which of the below statements best describes your organisation’s current status when it comes to deploying IIoT-based solutions?
  • We have fully deployed IIoT-based solutions
  • We are currently trialling IIoT-based solutions
  • We plan to deploy IIoT-based solutions deploy within 6 months
  • We plan to deploy IIoT-based solutions within 12 months
  • We plan to deploy IIoT-based solutions within 18 months
  • We plan to deploy IIoT-based solutions within 2 years
  • We plan to deploy IIoT-based solutions but this is longer than 2 years away
How many connected sensors does your organisation have in the field?
  • None
  • 1-100
  • 101-500
  • 501-1,000
  • 1,001-2,000
  • 2,001-4,000
  • 4,001-6,000
  • 6,001-8,000
  • 8,001-10,000
  • More than 10,000
  • Don’t know
On average, how many connected sensors does your organisation have on each ship?
  • None
  • 1-50
  • 51-100
  • 101-200
  • 201-300
  • More than 300
What changes to security has your organisation made/intend to make to address IIoT security concerns?
Please select all that apply
  • Training employees on IIoT
  • Communicating to customers on the use of IIoT
  • Investing in new security technologies
  • Upgrading existing security technologies
  • Creation of an internal IIoT security policy
  • Creation of an external IIoT security policy for suppliers and partners
  • Securing physical assets such as sensor nodes
  • Hiring skilled staff
  • Partnering with a third party
  • Other
  • Don’t know
In your opinion, to what extent does your organisation have the skills to make the most from IIoT-based solutions at the below levels?
  • Strategic level (e.g. setting objectives, priorities and future plans for IIoT use)
    Select one
    • We have all the skills we need
    • We would benefit from additional skills at this level to augment those we have
    • We are lacking the skills we need at this level
    • I don’t know
  • Management level (e.g. ensuring successful deployment, monitoring performance)
    Select one
    • We have all the skills we need
    • We would benefit from additional skills at this level to augment those we have
    • We are lacking the skills we need at this level
    • I don’t know
  • Delivery level (e.g. ensuring IIoT deployment is working as intended)
    Select one
    • We have all the skills we need
    • We would benefit from additional skills at this level to augment those we have
    • We are lacking the skills we need at this level
    • I don’t know
To what extent do you agree with the following statements when it comes to the success of your organisation’s use of IIoT-based solutions:
  • We struggle with reliable connectivity when it comes to successful IIoT deployment at least some of the time
    Select one
    • Strongly agree
    • Agree
    • Disagree
    • Strongly disagree
    • I don’t know
How do you/will you use the data collected through your organisation’s IIoT-based solutions?
Please select all that apply
  • Monitoring productivity
  • Managing stocks/assets
  • Speeding up time to market
  • Decreasing problem resolution times
  • Identifying and developing awareness of trends
  • Monitoring customer engagement
  • Monitoring and improving health and safety
  • Identifying efficiency/cost saving opportunities
  • Greater automation of business processes
  • Increasing our ability to create innovative solutions
  • Other
  • We have no plans for the data
What is your planned investment in IIoT-based solutions in the next three years?
  • $0 – no additional investment
  • Less than $5,000
  • $5,000 – $10,000
  • $10,000 – $50,000
  • $50,000 - $100,000
  • $100,000 - $500,000
  • $500,000 - $1,000,000
  • $1,000,000 - $2,000,000
  • $2,000,000 - $3,000,000
  • $3,000,000 - $4,000,000
  • $4,000,000 - $5,000,000
  • $5,000,000 - $10,000,000
  • $10,000,000 - $20,000,000
  • More than $20,000,000
  • Don’t know
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