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The Platform Architect's Guide to Designing IoT Solutions

Published: 20 October 2015

ID: G00292884

Analyst(s): Massimo Pezzini , Anne Thomas , Yefim Natis , Benoit Lheureux , Alfonso Velosa


Advanced IoT solutions confront IT architects with unexpected and unprecedented problems of complexity and integration, due to their inherently expansive and cascading nature. To manage this complexity, IT architects must rely on a consistent, flexible and extensible IoT workflow architecture.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Adopt the Decision Intelligence Pipeline Model for Smarter Business Decisions
  • Use the Decision Intelligence Pipeline to Support IoT Decision Making
  • Design IoT Solutions Applying the IoT Decision Model Again At Each Stage of the Workflow
  • Use Advanced Architectural Patterns in the Design of IoT Solution Workflows
  • Beware of the Potential Danger of Data Inconsistency Across the Stages of the IoT Solution Workflow

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