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IT Architects Will Be Tested by the Complexity of Advanced IoT Solutions

Published: 20 October 2015

ID: G00275496

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


Without consistent adherence to fundamental architecture principles — applied with well-chosen tools and specialized expertise — many IoT solution design teams will face unprecedented complexity.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Advanced, multiplatform IoT solutions demand that IT architects and planners are systematic in their use of advanced architecture principles and patterns
  • The significance of IoT events is revealed in a sequence of stages of widening context, forcing IoT designers and architects to deal with escalating complexity
  • Increasing investment in IoT inspires the introduction of new IoT devices, services, solutions and business models, continuously testing IT organizations by redefining IoT best practices and market leadership

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