Industry 4.0 - obstacles regarding application in German companies 2016

This statistic shows results from a survey conducted in Germany in 2016 among 364 users and planers of Industry 4.0 services on which obstacles prevent the application of Industry 4.0 services in their company. Half of those surveyed reported that the degree of complexity was a problem regarding the application of Industry 4.0 services.

Which obstacles have you encountered regarding the use of Industry 4.0 applications in your company?

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Release date

April 2016



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Special properties

Companies with at least 100 employees

Supplementary notes

* Users and planners of Industry 4.0 applications were surveyed.

The source does not provide information on whether multiple answers were possible.

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