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An analysis of the opportunity for IoT in the public sector.


  • IoT is primarily centered on smart city initiatives but long-term opportunities exist.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand the IoT opportunity in government.
  • Identify the high value areas for IoT.

Key questions answered

  • What will be the primary hurdles for more widespread adoption of IoT in the public sector?
  • What is the natural path for IoT adoption among government agencies?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • IoT adoption is confined to smart cities, but presents wider opportunities
  • Data sharing is the "elephant in the room"
  • Public sector organizations must make plans to build IoT into future services


  • Further reading
  • Author

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