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The IoT Effect: When the CIO Becomes the Product Head

Published: 22 July 2016

ID: G00298906

Analyst(s): Mark Hung, Alvaro Mello


The digitization of the enterprise using the Internet of Things is creating new market opportunities for companies but, at the same time, bringing new challenges to the CIO. With the right set of capabilities and tools, the CIO is well-positioned to lead in the IoT era.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • The Right Knowledge: Understand the IoT Product Development Model
  • The Right Team: Set Up the Organization for Effective Execution
    • Hardware Engineering
    • Software Engineering
    • Customer Support
    • External Partners
  • The Right Goals: Work With Other Stakeholders to Ensure Success

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