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The next few years will see rapid advances in the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies space. Enterprises will be eager to cash in on the growing potential of using the data derived from connected devices to deliver exceptional customer engagement and identify incremental revenue sources. IT services providers will be increasingly tasked with helping businesses generate value from IoT investments by transforming systems and processes.


  • Most brick-and-mortar organizations carry a heavy burden of legacy systems and have only just begun upgrading their IT architectures and operating models to seize the potential IoT business opportunities. These enterprises will increasingly turn to their IT service provider to enable enable interoperability that is the cornerstone of successful IoT deployments.

Features and Benefits

  • Assess the major drivers for enterprise's need for transformation partners.
  • Analyzes the need for vendors to build significant differentiation beyond vanilla frameworks and accelerators to optimally exploit the opportunities around IoT.

Key questions answered

  • What does the enterprise need to be able to derive maximum benefit from IoT deployments?
  • Where can a vendor add true value when it comes to IoT initiatives?

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  • Summary
  • IoT-led business transformation will drive demand for IT services
  • Enterprises will need transformation partners
  • Building significant differentiation is essential to exploit opportunities


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