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Sourcing Leaders Must Consider the Uniqueness of IoT to Meet Business Goals

Published: 11 July 2019

ID: G00318013

Analyst(s): James Smith , Pamela Wheelwright


Executive demand continues for growth and innovation using IoT strategies to achieve digital transformation. Sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders must navigate layers of IoT-specific technologies and unique licensing nuances to meet business demands while optimizing cost and risk.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Utilize an IoT Framework to Define Objectives, Evaluate Readiness, Recognize Gaps
  • Evaluate Specific Components and Their Unique IoT Characteristics to Select Vendors and Solutions

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