Importance and confidence in emerging technologies in organizations worldwide 2018

This statistic shows the importance of emerging technologies and confidence in the digital trust controls of these technologies in organizations worldwide as of 2018. Around 81 percent of respondents indicated that IoT was critical to at least some of their business, yet only 39 percent stated that they were very confident in digital trust controls for security, privacy, and data ethics for IoT technology as of 2018.

Importance of emerging technologies and confidence in their adoption in organizations worldwide as of 2018

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Release date

November 2018



Survey time period


Number of respondents

3,000 respondents

Special properties

Business leaders

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "How important do you expect the following technologies to be to the future success of your business? How confident are you that your business is building sufficient digital trust controls into adoption of the following technologies?"

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