Getting Started With the Internet of Things (IoT)

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

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.


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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.


What's the outlook for edge computing in 2018 and beyond? Find out in Futurum Research's Edge Computing Index: From Edge to Enterprise.

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

Key Factors for IoT Success

Whether you're in the early or  later stages of your IoT project, here's what you need to know to get results.

Think big picture

Engage the Ecosystem

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


The IoT Ecosystem: Driving Success Through the Power of Collaboration

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


Wrangling the Industrial IoT Ecosystem

This virtual roundtable delivers insights and practical advice on how you can use the power of collaboration to develop and deploy your IoT implementation.

Reaching the finish line is only the beginning

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.

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