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CIOs — Are You Ready for How the Connected Home Will Impact Your IT Strategy?

Published: 06 June 2016

ID: G00304653

Analyst(s): Nick Jones


The connected home will provide new opportunities for CIOs to participate in business innovation, will place new demands on the IT infrastructure and could create new risks that must be managed.

Table Of Contents


  • What Is a Connected Home?
  • Why Should a CIO Care About the Connected Home?
  • Recommendation: Participate in, and Influence, the Connected Home Strategy
  • Recommendation: Identify Potential Technical and Staffing Implications
  • Recommendation: Manage the Risks — Diplomatically
  • Recommendation: Establish a BYOT Policy

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