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Tech CEOs Must Assess Lessons From the Smartphone Industry to Design Leading IoT Hardware

Published: 31 May 2019

ID: G00407479

Analyst(s): Jon Erensen


The component supply chain for IoT applications is set to change dramatically over the next few years. Tech CEOs considering IoT products must anticipate and mitigate disruption in these segments by learning lessons from parallels in the smartphone market.

Table Of Contents


  • Lesson 1: One-Stop Shop
    • Smartphone Parallel: One-Stop Shop
  • Lesson 2: Custom Silicon
    • Smartphone Parallel: Custom Silicon
  • Lesson 3: Sources of Differentiation
    • Smartphone Parallel: Sources of Differentiation


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