Leading up to our Internet of Things Twitterchat on July 30, here are a few facts and figures gleaned from two recently-issued reports on the IoT that CIOs and IT managers should keep in mind. Despite predictions of a huge boom in IoT connectivity coming, an IDC Canada survey done for Telus found that only six per cent of Canadian businesses have implemented an IoT solution — everything from fleet monitoring to health care devices — although another seven per cent will deploy this year. All images from Shutterstock