Gartner Research

How to Create a Better IoT Strategy

Published: 10 February 2017

ID: G00321180

Analyst(s): Nick Jones


CIOs must refresh their Internet of Things strategy frequently and validate it against a landscape of changing technologies and business requirements.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Choose Cost or Agility — But Not Both
  • Thoughtfully Trade Off Cost, Quality and Speed
  • Describe the Strategy in Five Dimensions
  • Identify the "Big Rocks"
  • Define Clear Goals and Leadership to Ensure Success
  • Involve All the Stakeholders
  • Create an IoT COE
  • Refresh the Strategy Regularly
  • Validate the Strategy

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