Gartner Research

Survey Analysis: Use Managed and Professional Services to Fill the IoT Skills Gap

Published: 23 February 2017

ID: G00322964

Analyst(s): Christine Tenneson , Eric Goodness


Sourcing and vendor management leaders must consider managed Internet of Things services as an approach to derisk IoT outcomes and technology selection, facilitate end-to-end integration, expedite time-to-value and reduce the cost of operation.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Impaneling the Survey
    • Even Among Gartner Clients, the Internet of Things Remains an Early Adopter Investment
  • Current and Planned Investments in IoT Solutions Are Business-Unit-Focused, Pragmatic and Largely Meet Expectations
    • Recommendations
  • External Service Providers Play an Important Role to Plan, Build and Run IoT in the Enterprise
    • Top-Two Box Ratings
    • Middle-Three Box Ratings
    • Bottom-Two Box Ratings
    • Recommendations
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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