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Wearable use in business to triple: Salesforce Research


April 27, 2015  


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Salesforce has released a new research report, “Putting Wearables to Work: Insights on Wearable Technology in Business,” which it said confirms that, “as one of the hottest segments in tech, wearables are seen as a strategic platform for improving business performance and are an expanding area of investment.”

The study by Salesforce Research revealed how adopters of wearables are planning to incorporate them into day-to-day business processes to improve productivity and connectivity among employees and customers.

Findings showed that:

*  79% of adopters agree that wearables are or will be strategic to their company’s future success.

* 76% report improvements in business performance since deploying wearables in the enterprise.

* 86% of adopters plan to increase their wearables spend over the next 12 months.

* Smartwatches will have the biggest impact and the quickest adoption rate in the enterprise among those surveyed.

The study by Salesforce Research, which was conducted between Feb. 27-March 1 of this year, focuses on more than 500 wearable tech adopters across a range of company sizes who said they were currently using, piloting, or planning to deploy wearable technology in business within the next two years.

Additional information is available at www.salesforce.com/wearablesreport.


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