Trends Report

IoT Upsets Application Development

Because The IoT Spigot Is Always Open, App Dev Teams Need A New Stream-Driven Machine Learning Approach

May 25th, 2016
With contributors:
Rowan Curran , Holger Kisker, Ph.D. , Jeffrey Hammond , Frank Gillett , Emily Miller , Kara Hartig


The typical application development design paradigm is "request and response." Firms design apps to get input, process requests, and then respond. That approach is insufficient for IoT applications because internet of things (IoT) applications must be ready to receive and learn from streaming data from myriad devices all of the time. Think of a spigot that is always open. So application development and delivery (AD&D) pros need to understand the new principles and paradigms of IoT applications.

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