Internet of Things in Supply Chain: What's Real Now?

Archived Published: 30 October 2015 ID: G00292173

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The Internet of Things will connect 25 billion devices by 2020, generating both excitement and skepticism regarding the value to the supply chain. Supply chain strategists can use this research to distinguish between the future promise of IoT innovation versus what will deliver value now.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • IoT Delivers Real Supply Chain Value Across Industries Today
    • Watch IoT Developments Underway Today Across Business for Their Potential Supply Chain Impact
      • Smart Devices Are Changing the Customer's User Experience Today
      • Disruptive IoT Innovations Currently in Development Will Someday Reach the Supply Chain
      • IoT Requires Several Layers Beyond Just the Device Itself to Deliver Value
    • Summary
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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