Planning to invest in IoT? Consider these tips first!

The New phenomena, Internet of things is all about gathering and processing information, applying analytics on cloud and make it valuable. Companies have to identify several transactions that IoT creates including both physical and virtual world before investing in it, especially when companies do not have any knowledge about deploying this technology. Here we have discussed tips that company should take into account before investing in IoT.

Planning to invest in IoT

Keeping in loop with IoT service provider 

Every company should start early involvement with the IoT Service provider as they can help in finding out the value it can bring to the organization. IoT service provider can give an assessment of the current scenario and helps the company in getting an insight of efforts needed for implementing IoT and the profit it can bring for the customer and the organization. 

The IoT service provider should be decided by keeping in mind the engineering capabilities of the industry. These are the key characteristics of an ideal IoT service provider.


Customizable IoT Platform

Open IoT Platform

Connected devices

Integrated services

Managing Services


Investing in Pilot Project

Organization should keep some amount of budget aside for Implementing IoT as it will help in qualifying the business and will also give an insight into the challenges they will face. Companies can find projects that allow the pay-per-use cloud to conduct these pilot projects.

Build the project on existing models

Companies need to evaluate the existing assets which can be used to build a roadmap of IoT. Integrating IoT with existing devices and software. To integrate all the products together it will require understanding the company’s requirement for existing devices as a standard.

Closely evaluate technological Shift

Technology is fast evolving. If a company is planning to shift their business model in terms of IoT and building a strategy to enter into the digital world. Then the company should consider the technology and protocols beforehand. The company needs to understand how it will impact the business in the long run.