You've probably heard the saying, "It takes a village," and that absolutely applies to implementing IoT. Getting everyone in your organization on board and involved is a great way to get the best results. "In a bottom-up approach, managers set the milestones and employees determine the steps needed to reach them. Individuals and team are encouraged to reach goals and objectives in ways that work best for them. Projects start small with a well-defined scope, teams move quickly, learn as they go and repeat in iterations until they find success." Smaller teams can move faster and adjust quicker. MachineMetrics knows how to help get everyone involved with the transition.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing by leaps and bounds. Some estimates suggest that the number of connected devices could reach 30 billion by 2020, with 7 billion of them running in business environments. This creates a huge opportunity for those who embrace it. Most, if not all, of these devices will be generating data, which, when analyzed properly, can help companies make better decisions, improve their customer experiences, drive costs out of their operations and create new revenue opportunities. IoT even has the potential to blur the lines between industries, helping companies expand into entirely new markets. With so much on the line, careful thought must be given to how an IoT initiative is implemented from both a technology and an organizational standpoint. Read More