Gartner Research

Use the Internet of Things in Smart Buildings to Achieve Work-Life Ambience

Published: 25 May 2017

ID: G00325629

Analyst(s): Gavin Tay , Carol Rozwell , Dean Freeman


Smart buildings have gained the attention of real-estate and facilities management leaders under pressure to reduce operational cost, meet sustainability goals and improve the employee experience. CIOs can use this research to plan how to work with their colleagues to achieve all three.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Rapid adoption of IoT business solutions in smart buildings is forcing CIOs to grapple with chaotic growth and diversity
  • Decentralized, real-time data generated by IoT business solutions in smart buildings is forcing CIOs to deal with greater integration complexity
  • Creating smart buildings equipped with IoT technologies that improve the employee experience is requiring CIOs and facilities managers to forge new, mutually beneficial working relationships

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