Gartner Research

Internet of Things Primer for 2018

Published: 09 January 2018

ID: G00344129

Analyst(s): Emil Berthelsen , Nathan Nuttall , Martin Reynolds


CIOs must have an unprecedented focus on exactly what value IoT can deliver and when. Prioritize IoT projects based on speed of financial return. Tune implementation costs to target financial payback in less than 12 months to contend with unforeseen obstacles that delay payback goals.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What is the business impact of IoT?
    • How are key technology disruptions likely to impact IoT?
    • What are the best practices for implementing and managing IoT projects?

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