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The Information of Things: Why Big Data Will Drive the Value in the Internet of Things

Published: 17 April 2013

ID: G00249066

Analyst(s): Hung LeHong


Much of the value from the Internet of Things will come from the data, making big data analysis a cornerstone of the success of the Internet of Things and a clear reason for CIOs to be involved.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • The Internet of Things will create an "information of things" opportunity for CIOs
  • The ability to analyze big data from enterprise assets and other things is critical for CIOs in gaining value from the Internet of Things
  • CIOs will deliver business value by analyzing big data at three levels: for an individual asset, for a network of assets and for everything (things, people, systems and places)

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