Strategic Focus: Four Types Of Connected Worker Solutions Emerge

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Executive Summary

The connected worker solution market is complex and difficult to define, due to the varying interpretations of the phrase. The solutions cover a diverse array of use cases and offer a plethora of functionality that can support operations, EHS, maintenance and logistic activities. Through a thorough market analysis, Verdantix has explored the four types of connected worker solutions that are commonplace. This report provides information and guidance for buyers looking to understand and invest in connected worker solutions.

Table of contents

Customers Face A Bewildering Range Of Connected Worker Solutions
Usage Scenarios Determine The Start Point For Selecting Connected Worker Solutions Customers Should Distinguish Between Four Types Of Connected Worker Solutions Multiple Connected Worker Strategies Can Co-Exist At The Same Time

Table of figures

Figure 1. Connected Worker Solutions Support A Diverse Number Of Use Cases
Figure 2. Connected Worker Solutions Require An IoT Information Architecture
Figure 3. Customers Can Select Four Types Of Connected Worker Solutions

About the authors

David Metcalfe


David co-founded Verdantix in 2008 and leads the firm’s research and advisory work on the digitization of Operational Excellence which covers software, systems integration, wearables and drones. Prior to founding Verdantix, David was a Senior Vice President at Forrester Research and Head of Analysis and Forecasting for BT. He holds a PhD from Cambridge University in Game Theory and Decision Analysis and worked as a Research Associate at the Harvard Business School.

Molly Blackwell


Molly is an analyst in the Verdantix EHS practice. Her current research agenda focuses on the priorities and trends within the EHS software market, industrial wearables and operational sustainability. Previously a Research Analyst for the L&D industry, Molly holds a first-class social science degree from Lancaster University.

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