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A CIO's Guide to Realizing the Business Value of IoT, Part 2: Scope, Deployment Options and Pilot

Published: 08 July 2015

ID: G00280459

Analyst(s): Chet Geschickter


The Internet of Things has potential as a breakthrough technology, but its complexities make it a high-risk endeavor. Part 2 covers scoping the IoT solution, assessing deployment options and planning pilot projects.

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  • Step 3. Set the Solution Scope to Make Use Cases Feasible
  • Step 4. Establish Deployment Options and Technology Sourcing
    • Which IoT Providers Are Available?
    • Whose IoT Sensor Component Endpoints Can Be Used?
    • Where and How Should IoT Ecosystems Be Leveraged?
  • Step 5. Conduct Pilot Projects to Validate Technology and Verify Benefits Capture

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