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Chief IoT Officer Positions Growing, Says Survey

Over half of UK businesses – particularly those in the education, retail and telecoms sectors – plan to employ a chief internet of things officer (CIoTO) in the next 12 months to help plan and manage their growing IoT spend. With enterprises expected to spend 42% more on IoT projects in 2016, in a recent survey 54% of businesses said they needed someone to guide them through the process. The survey was commissioned by security supplier Webroot and datacentre organisation IO. The report said 68% of UK business leaders expected to reap tangible benefits from their IoT investments this year, and one in five were already seeing the benefits. 

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