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Six Ways CIOs Can Manage IoT Technology and Vendor Immaturity

Published: 06 June 2016

ID: G00301753

Analyst(s): Leif-Olof Wallin , Nick Jones


CIOs must adopt six tactics to manage the challenges of immature Internet of Things products and vendors.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • 1. Architect for Change
  • 2. Deploy "Things" That Can Be Updated in the Field
  • 3. Regularly Review Product and Vendor Viability
  • 4. Identify an Exit Strategy Before You Buy
  • 5. Conduct Wide-Ranging Risk Assessments
  • 6. Be Flexible, and Explain Why You're Adopting These Tactics

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