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Author: Gina Luk
Co Author: Matt Wilkins
Publication Date: Jan 25 2018
Pages: 27
Report Type: Report, Word

Top 10 Internet of Things (IoT) Trends in 2018

Report Summary:

Strategy Analytics puts together a list of likely predictions that will shape the coming year for the Internet of Things (IoT). This report provides Strategy Analytics’ top 10 enterprise IoT predictions for 2018. It is designed to provide decision makers with an understanding of the external drivers which will change and influence the IoT environment over the next 12 months and beyond. It offers targeted guidance that enables IT decision makers to make sound investments that will enhance business productivity and processes.

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary 4
2. Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (AI & ML) will Show Steady Adoption Throughout 2018 6
3. Intelligent Automation Will Become Part of the  Fabric of an Organization 7
4. Security Cannot be Ignored. Companies Look to UEM (Unified Endpoint Management) Solutions as IoT Starts to Proliferate in 2018 9
5. Edge Computing Continues to Grow in 2018 11
6. Importance of the IoT Ecosystem 13
7. IoT Communication Choices Still Complex, 5G Some Way Off 14
8. Blockchain Growth will be Tentative in 2018 16
9. Major Growth in IoT RTLS (Real-Time Location Systems) in 2018! 17
10. GDPR Creates new Challenges for IoT Data! 19
10.1 Data Source Clarity 20
10.2 The Automation Problem 20
10.3 Controllers and Processors: More Complexity in the IoT Value Chain 20
10.4 The Challenge of Implied Consent in IoT 20
11. Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) Convergence Must Be Embraced! 22
11.1 The Digital Twin: Asset Modelling with Zero Risk? 23
12. Conclusions 25
13. How Can We Help You? 27

Figure 1: Thyssenkrupp Microsoft HoloLens AR Overlay 8
Figure 2: Dell Edge Gateway for IoT 12
Figure 3: 2025 Global IoT Revenues by Vertical Market 13
Figure 4: uBlox NB-IoT Module 14
Figure 5: Waseela RTLS Dashboard 18
Figure 6: Security Remains the Major Hurdle in IoT Deployments 19
Figure 7: OT and IT Convergence 22
Figure 8: GE Digital Twin Illustration 24

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