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Enterprise Wearable Technology Must Be Adopted Using a Risk-Based Approach

Published: 02 May 2017

ID: G00314075

Analyst(s): Chris Silva


Wearable devices and head-mounted displays hold the promise to augment workers and revolutionize certain tasks and types of work. However, I&O leaders must insulate the business from unnecessary risk by accounting for the relative immaturity of the markets for many of these devices and tools.

Table Of Contents


  • Determine the Stability of Wearables Vendors
  • Minimize the Impact of the Pace of Change in the Wearables Market
  • Reduce the Cost and Complexity of Managing Wearable Devices
  • Ensure Business Continuity by Using Traditional Deployment and Licensing Models

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