Gartner Research

IoT: Key Lessons to Date and Action Plan for 2016

Published: 12 February 2016

ID: G00301061

Analyst(s): Jim Tully


Rapid progress is being made with early stage Internet of Things implementations, providing valuable lessons that can help future projects. We consider existing challenges and explore how IoT will unfold, in order to help end users successfully implement IoT and vendors capture market opportunities.

Table Of Contents


  • How to Use This Document
  • Key Trends

Research Highlights

  • Lessons Learned From IoT Deployments
    • Strategy and Planning
    • Implementation and Operation
    • Uses of IoT in Various Situations
  • Outstanding Issues and Challenges for the Future
    • Security and Privacy
    • Integration and Consolidated Technology Management
    • Business Models
  • 2016 Imperatives for CIOs

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