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Internet of Things Primer for 2017

Published: 23 January 2017

ID: G00318562

Analyst(s): Ted Friedman , Sanjit Ganguli , Erik Heidt , Tracy Tsai , Mark Hung, Venecia Liu


IoT is the technology foundation on which a digital business is built. We examine the four key dimensions that enterprises must evaluate before embarking on a digital transformation: business impact, global impact, technology disruptions, and implementation and management of IoT solutions.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What is the business impact of IoT?
    • What is the global impact of IoT?
    • What are the key technology disruptions in IoT?
    • What are the best practices in implementing and managing IoT solutions?

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