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China Summary Translation: 'Maturity Model for the Internet of Things'

Published: 14 April 2019

ID: G00390354

Analyst(s): Alfonso Velosa , Roger Sheng


Understanding the enterprise’s state and readiness to achieve business value from IoT is critical for its adoption. CIOs should use Gartner’s IoT maturity model as a tool to spur action, assess competitive position, build plans, and as a guide to prioritize investments and allocate resources.

Table Of Contents



Maturity Model for the Internet of Things

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


  • IoT Maturity Model Forms the Foundation for IoT Planning
    • Enterprise IoT Adoption Remains at an Early, Yet Increasing, Stage
  • Gartner’s Maturity Model for IoT
  • How to Leverage the IoT Maturity Model to Assess Your Enterprise
  • The Five Levels of IoT Maturity Description
    • The Starting Point — Level 1: Initiating
    • Moving to Level 2: Exploratory
    • Moving to Level 3: Defined
    • Moving to Level 4: Integrated
    • Moving to Level 5: Optimizing

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