Gartner Research

Ease the Challenge of Selecting the Right IoT Service Provider

Published: 12 October 2016

ID: G00308675

Analyst(s): Denise Rueb

Summary

Ignore the IoT service provider marketing and hype. CIOs must evaluate the IoT service provider based on proven project track records, availability of IoT-specific assets and viable IoT ecosystems that support the full scope of the IoT initiative.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Complete an Internal IoT SWOT Analysis
  • Prioritize the IoT Initiatives
  • Formalize the IoT Service Provider Evaluation Criteria

Contrarian View

  • Enterprises Must Move to Business-Outcome-Focused IoT Initiatives or Risk Failure in Maximizing the Value of IoT

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