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Survey Analysis: Improve Your IT Competencies to Tackle Expanding IoT Projects

Published: 25 October 2017

ID: G00331774

Analyst(s): Angela Kreiter, Mike Guay , Benoit Lheureux , Erik Heidt , Peter Havart-Simkin , Neeti Chandra, Alfonso Velosa , Ted Friedman


Actual IoT adopters reveal that most IoT projects are evolving from experimental to early-stage production and also becoming increasingly complex. Application leaders should use these insights into expanding IoT projects to identify the IT competency investments needed to overcome their challenges.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Highlights of This Survey
    • IoT Projects Will Significantly Impact Many Existing Business Applications
    • No IoT Platform or Application Provider Is Capturing Most New IoT Project Spend
    • IoT Device and Data Integration Is Extraordinarily Complex
    • IoT Asset Data Must Typically Be Integrated With Existing Business Data
    • IoT Is All About Data — So Don't Ignore Effective Data Governance
  • Methodology
    • Definitions

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