Executives' Familiarity With Internet Of Things (IoT), May 2014 [CHART]

The internet of things (IoT) has been a topic of debate among technologists for years, but the term is only just making its way into the mainstream. In fact, a May 2014 survey conducted by Edelman Berland for GE found that 44% of business executives worldwide had never heard of the IoT.

That will change in 2015, according to a new eMarketer report, “Key Digital Trends for 2015: What’s in Store—and Not in Store—for the Coming Year.”

There’s little doubt the world is moving inexorably toward a more connected future, but the speed with which consumers and enterprises make the transition is still very much unclear. Read the rest at eMarketer.