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Three Best Practices for Internet of Things Analytics

Published: 23 October 2015

ID: G00278479

Analyst(s): Rita Sallam , W. Roy Schulte


In most ways, Internet of Things analytics are like any other analytics. However, the need to distribute some IoT analytics to edge sites, and to use some technologies not commonly employed elsewhere, requires business intelligence and analytics leaders to adopt new best practices and software.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Develop Most Analytical Models in the Cloud or at a Centralized Corporate Site
  • Distribute the Runtime Portion of Locally Focused IoT Analytics to Factories, Vehicles, Homes and Other Edge Sites
  • Train BI and Analytics Staff and Acquire Software Tools to Address Gaps in IoT-Related Analytics Capabilities

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