Current hype aside, the Internet of Things will ultimately become as fundamental as the Internet itself, with lots of opportunities and trials along the way. To help you navigate these choppy waters, this practical guide introduces a dedicated methodology for businesses preparing to transition towards IoT-based business models.
With a set of best practices based on case study analysis, expert interviews, and the authors’ own experience, the Ignite | IoT Methodology outlined in this book delivers actionable guidelines to assist you with IoT strategy management and project execution. You’ll also find a detailed case study of a project fully developed with this methodology.
This book consists of three parts:
Illustrative case studies of selected IoT domains, including smart energy, connected vehicles, manufacturing and supply chain management, and smart cities
The Ignite | IoT Methodology for defining IoT strategy, preparing your organization for IoT adoption, and planning and executing IoT projects
A detailed case study of the IIC Track & Trace testbed, one of the first projects to be fully developed according to the Ignite | IoT Methodology
Dirk Slama, Director of Business Development at Bosch Software Innovations, has 20 years experience in large-scale distributed system design (EAM, SOA, BPM, M2M). He is also coauthor of Enterprise CORBA, Enterprise SOA, and Enterprise BPM.
Frank Puhlmann, Head of Project Methodology and Solution Architecture at Bosch Software Innovations, has a strong background in distributed systems design, including research, project execution, and methodology.
Jim Morrish, Founder and Chief Research Officer at Machina Research, is a respected M2M and IoT industry expert with over 20 years experience of strategy consulting, operations management, and telecoms research.
Dr. Rishi Bhatnagar, VP Digital Enterprise Services at Tech Mahindra, has around 20 years experience in managing global customers in the United States, the UK, Germany, Africa, and India. He is an IoT thought leader and recognized business planning and strategy expert.