Published: 14 February 2018
The Internet of Things and immersive technologies are network-effect technologies that help speed the scaling of digital business: more data, interactions and business moments, as well as better and faster decisions. I&O leaders should expand their infrastructures to the edge to make this work.
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- Digital business will require that I&O leaders expand their infrastructures to include edge computing
- Edge computing creates challenges for I&O leaders, including new technology choices, distributed computing architectures, remote management and edge security
- Technologies to build private edge computing capability is growing, as well as shared "public" edge capability, creating competing choices for I&O leaders
- The markets for edge providers, equipment and management tools will be fragmented, vertical and unstable, affecting I&O leader investment decisions