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China Summary Translation: 'Lessons Learned From Early IoT Project Implementations'

Published: 06 May 2016

ID: G00301167

Analyst(s): Vincent Fu, Alfonso Velosa


Organizations with IoT projects are inventing new processes and procedures or grappling with immature standards, systems and protocols. CIOs should use early lessons from problems and mistakes as learning opportunities for current and future project success.

Table Of Contents



Lessons Learned From Early IoT Project Implementations

  • Impacts
  • Recommendations


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Enterprises exploring the potential of the IoT are finding technology and project management failure points, requiring CIOs and IoT project teams to reassess their IoT design flexibility and the robustness of their end solutions
  • The inflated expectations for emerging high-impact business outcomes will drive CIOs to shift from traditional (Mode 1) development toward more adaptive (Mode 2) approaches to solution development and integration
  • Enterprises' IoT deployments' business and data strategy may offend customers and require CIOs and IoT teams to support go-to-market strategy rethinking and redesign from the customer benefit and experience perspective
  • IoT projects touch on data rights for multiple parties, so CIOs should ensure that key enterprise stakeholders understand the importance and value of data

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