Gartner Research

How to Put an Implementable IoT Strategy in Place

Published: 15 July 2015

ID: G00275309

Analyst(s): Stephen Kleynhans , Nick Jones , Leif-Olof Wallin


CIOs, CDOs and their direct reports often struggle to find a starting position to create or update an IoT strategy. This research lays out some best practices to get started based on first assessing your IoT readiness through a simple IoT maturity assessment and then building from there.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify Your IoT Readiness by Performing an IoT Maturity Assessment
  • Refine the Vision Component Iteratively
  • Assess Where You Need to Be
  • Invest in Ideation to Further Develop the IoT Vision
  • Produce an IoT Roadmap Based on Your Current IoT Maturity and Vision
  • Ensure the IoT Strategy Work Is Part of a Digital Business Strategy Initiative

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