Internet of Things (IoT)

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  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Forrester Analytics: Internet-Of-Things Spending Forecast, 2017 To 2023 (Global)

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    October 3, 2018 Jennifer Adams, Frank E. Gillett, Michele Pelino

    The internet of things (IoT) connects the physical world to the digital world by networking devices to monitor, collect, and analyze data while driving valuable insights. IoT-enabled solutions are helping enterprises transform business processes and operations. The IoT landscape continues to change rapidly as advances in software, hardware, and sensors continue to revolutionize IoT offerings. Our forecast breaks out global IoT market growth by region, 11 use cases, and 12 industry segments.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: IoT Delivery Best Practice: Adopt A Tailored Agile Process

    Tailor Agile Practices To Include Hardware Teams And Rapid Prototyping

    August 13, 2018 Jeffrey S. Hammond

    This report is one of a series of best practices for building and deploying smart products to the internet of things (IoT). When building solutions for the IoT, teams must modify standard Agile software development practices to improve integration with hardware teams and better integrate edge devices with core IoT data analysis and services.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Interactive Tool: Calculating The ROI Of Track And Trace Solutions

    August 9, 2018 Dan Bieler

    Use this ROI estimator tool to calculate the potential business benefits of your digital track and trace investments or as example for your investments into other business solutions the internet of things (IoT) enables. This ROI estimator is part of a series of digital business case reports and tools. It specifically looks at track and trace solutions and analyzes how they can provide business value for CIOs as part of their digital transformation efforts. However, like many other IoT use cases, track and trace solutions combine a mix of hardware, software, and connectivity investments.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: How To Secure Connected And Autonomous Vehicles

    Security Pros Must Prepare For Emerging Transportation-Specific Cyberthreats

    August 9, 2018 Merritt Maxim, Salvatore Schiano

    Connected and autonomous vehicles (CVs and AVs) are transforming transportation. While business leaders enthuse about reinventing the in-vehicle customer experience to drive brand loyalty and differentiation, security and risk (S&R) pros struggle to secure and protect the complex vehicle infrastructure. Insecure vehicles can lead to data loss, privacy abuse, physical harm, and revenue loss. This report outlines the threats facing transportation and how S&R pros can assess and mitigate the risks.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Industrial IoT Software Platforms, Q3 2018

    The 15 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    August 9, 2018 Paul Miller, Michele Pelino

    In our 24-criteria evaluation of industrial internet-of-things (IIoT) software platform providers, we identified the 15 most significant — Amazon Web Services (AWS), Atos, Bosch, C3 IoT, Cisco, GE Digital, Hitachi, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, PTC, SAP, Schneider Electric, Siemens, and Software AG — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals make the right choice.

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