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Embracing Business Transformation to Accelerate IoT Success

Market demands are requiring that traditional OEMs transform themselves into connected product companies in order to stay relevant. However, IoT is about more than just connecting devices and gathering data. An IoT strategy requires company-wide business transformation that supports broad IoT adoption and standardization.

This webinar will explain:

- Why companies must shift internally to support an end-to-end IoT strategy,
- Aspects to consider when devising a business transformation strategy,
- How companies can leverage their current offering as a launch pad for their connected solutions,
- Infrastructure, platforms, & tools to accelerate the development of connected devices, and
- The importance of establishing organization-wide metrics and business intelligence, so companies can analyze and contextualize their data in ways that optimize their IoT strategies.

Participants will learn that by adopting and implementing IoT business transformation best practices and products company-wide, organizations will reduce time-to-market, accelerate time to revenue, reduce implementation costs, mitigate risks, and enhance the quality of their connected products.
Recorded Jun 21 2016 52 mins
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Christian Renaud 451 Research Director, Internet of Things; Paul Anderson, VP of Software Product, Exosite
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