Gartner Research

Planning for IoT Governance and Management

Published: 22 November 2016

ID: G00312879

Analyst(s): Michael Disabato


OT and IT are converging, as are the networks and data warehouses that support them. Technical professionals among IT and OT staff and those involved in IoT architecture must gain an understanding of each other's technologies, their impact on the organization and their governance requirements.

Table Of Contents


  • The Three Parts of the IoT Solution
  • Sources of the IoT
    • Characteristics of IoT Devices
    • Characteristics of IoT Management
  • Do You Need the IoT?
  • Governance Requirements
    • Other IoT COE Activities
  • Risk Definition
  • Blend the IT and OT Service Desks
  • Device Registry
  • Existing Registries
  • Operational Responsibility
  • Change Management
  • IoT Management Requirements
  • Why You're Not Doing This With EMM Any Time Soon


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