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China Summary Translation: 'Ignore IoT Consortia Hype; Think Twice Before Joining One'

Published: 20 March 2018

ID: G00349291

Analyst(s): Saniye Alaybeyi , Roger Sheng


The curiosity, excitement and confusion caused by today's IoT consortia hype and noise can be daunting for enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders. This research offers a prioritization of activities and things to consider prior to joining such consortia.

Table Of Contents



Ignore IoT Consortia Hype; Think Twice Before Joining One

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Ensure In-House IoT Expertise Exists Prior to Joining an IoT Consortium
  • Avoid IoT Consortia Dominated by Member Vendors With Vested Interests
  • Verify That Consortia Generate Deliverables That Appeal to IoT Developers and That Are Core to Your Organization Strategy

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