With interest in IoT reaching fever pitch, much attention and thought is being focussed on the benefits of having hundreds and thousands, if not millions of connected devices across the world. However, far less attention and thought is being given to how these devices will be managed; an issue that is of paramount importance, particularly to the industrial sector.
Seven things to consider when designing an IoT system
Designing an IoT system presents hidden challenges. Data aggregation is just one piece of the puzzle. Also important to understand is what happens when your devices encounter a problem. It’s essential to have a plan to handle these issues from the very beginning in order to ensure IoT applications and devices will perform as planned over their entire lifespan. Before any company contemplates designing IoT systems in order to better harness their valuable data, optimize their operations, and even transform their businesses, they should consider the following questions carefully.