Getting Started With the Internet of Things (IoT)

From developing a strategy to measuring success, these resources can help you start your IoT journey.

As the world becomes more connected, your organization can benefit from the IoT. But how complicated is it? How do you prepare – and what challenges should you expect? The five steps below will guide you through getting started with the IoT, so you can tap into the future of technology.

Before you start

Identify Challenges

Understand potential pitfalls, and plan your strategy for countering them.

Take the next step

Determine Goals

Decide what you want to accomplish, and how you plan to get there.

Edge computing – should it be part of your strategy?


Learn from internationally recognized IoT experts as they discuss the benefits of an edge-to-enterprise IoT strategy and explain how to create one.

Choose Your Course

Which path should you take for IoT success? It's important to determine your goals so you can take the right steps toward achieving them.

Put your goals into action

Develop a Monetization Plan

Determine how you'll measure success – whether it’s monetary or performance-based.

Knowing how parts and vehicles can be improved, knowing how to make them safer, knowing how to add more convenience for drivers, all help create a more desired and competitive product. Lonnie Miller Principal Industry Consultant SAS

Think big picture

Engage the Ecosystem

It's time to pull all the pieces and partners together – from sensors to software to control systems.


Discover why a well-thought-out approach to integrating disparate technical elements and a high degree of collaboration are crucial to the success of IoT initiatives.


With analytics from SAS, GE is building an ecosystem that will enable customers to manage their IoT landscape in a cohesive, consistent way.


This virtual roundtable delivers practical advice on using the power of collaboration to develop and deploy your IoT implementation.

Think big picture

Understand the IoT Journey

The IoT isn’t a short-term project; it's a long-term journey. Here’s how to prepare for the duration.

Conéctese con el SAS y vea lo que podemos hacer por usted.