Gartner Research

Envision the IoT-Enabled R&D Digital Laboratory of the Future

Published: 18 August 2016

ID: G00304035

Analyst(s): Michael Shanler


This research explores how CIOs and R&D IT leaders should articulate the value of "digital" in the laboratory; explore the impacts of IoT, M2M and OT; and take first steps for developing a vision of the laboratory of the future.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Articulate the Difference Between 'Digitize,' 'Electronic' and 'Digitalize,' and What 'IoT' and Related Elements Really Mean in Laboratory Terms
  • Brainstorm Examples of How "Digital Moments" in the Lab Could Provide Greater Value to End Users in Business Terms
  • Build a Multiyear Plan for Predictive "Digital Laboratory" Capabilities to Develop Organizational IoT-Maturity Across Labs, R&D and IT

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