Creating IoT-Enabled Products — The Two Major Vendor Partnership Options
Customers Must Choose From A Diverse And Fragmented Set Of Vendors That Help With Building Connected Products
March 17, 2017
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Product CTOs working with CIOs to add the internet-of-things (IoT) to their products quickly learn that doing so involves more than adding in sensors. They face four major challenges that unfold as they work through the design, production, and support journeys. For help, product CTOs can choose tech solutions vendors or professional services firms as their primary partners. This report outlines the different merits of each path and the typical strengths and weaknesses of 10 categories of vendors that product CTOs can choose from.
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Table of Contents
- Adding The IoT To Products Involves More Than Just Adding Sensors
- There Are Two Paths To Get Help Building The IoT Into Products
- Putting The IoT In Products Is Hard — Don't Try This Alone
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