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Imperatives for IoT Software Product Managers in 2019

Published: 31 May 2019

ID: G00390410

Analyst(s): Alfonso Velosa , Scot Kim , Ahmed Mouldaia

Summary

The market for IoT software remains emergent and challenges product managers to improve their capabilities in product planning and product introduction. Gartner identifies four imperatives for product managers focused on building IoT software offerings.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • IoT Market Trends Mandate Four Imperatives for IoT Software Product Managers
    • 1. Customers Have Shifted From Exploring IoT Technology to Focusing on IoT-Enabled Business Solutions
    • IoT Software Product Manager Imperative: Create Business-Centered IoT Software Product and Solutions
    • 2. Vendor Leadership Is Losing Patience With IoT Software Teams That Cannot Demonstrate Financial Viability
    • IoT Software Product Manager Imperative: Communicate IoT Software Business Value
    • 3. Industrial Customers Are Growing in Importance, but They Need End-to-End IoT Solutions
    • IoT Software Product Manager Imperative: Develop an Industrial-Grade IoT Solution Package
    • 4. Customers Are Exploring New IoT-Enabled Business Outcomes
    • IoT Software Product Manager Imperative: Know the Customer’s Evolving Business Needs

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