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Maturity Model for the Internet of Things

Published: 02 March 2016

ID: G00297327

Analyst(s): Chet Geschickter , Alfonso Velosa , Michael Shanler , Dale Kutnick


Gartner's maturity model for the Internet of Things provides an evolutionary framework that encompasses five levels and seven dimensions. CIOs can use this model to understand, track and maximize the business impact of IoT investments across their organizations.

Table Of Contents


  • IoT Maturity Model Forms the Foundation for IoT Planning
    • Enterprise IoT Adoption Highlights Low Levels of Maturity
    • IoT Maturity Assessment
  • How to Use the Gartner Maturity Model for IoT
  • The Five Levels of IoT Maturity
    • Level 1: Initiating
    • Level 2: Exploratory
    • Level 3: Defined
    • Level 4: Integrated
    • Level 5: Optimizing
  • Assessing Maturity

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