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Use the IoT Platform Reference Model to Plan Your IoT Business Solutions

Published: 17 September 2016

ID: G00311536

Analyst(s): Alfonso Velosa , Yefim Natis , Benoit Lheureux


To succeed with their IoT projects, CIOs and directors of application infrastructure must thoroughly examine and understand the full composition of end-to-end IoT business solutions, the role of IoT platforms within them, and what IT competencies will be needed.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Use the IoT Business Solution Reference Model to Help Identify an Optimum Approach for Your Particular IoT Project Needs
    • The Distributed IoT Platform Suite
    • The End-to-End IoT Business Solution
    • Recommendations
  • You Need a Dozen Crucial IT Competencies to Support IoT Solutions — Identify and Invest to Fill Competency Gaps
    • Recommendations

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