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Jan 2015 - Business Strategy - Doc # GI253551

IDC PlanScape: The Essentials of Internet of Things Investment for Smart Cities

Table of Contents

IDC Government Insights Opinion

Figure: IDC PlanScape: Executive Summary of the Essential Elements for IoT Investment for Cities and States

In This Study

Situation Overview

Why Is the Internet of Things Important?

Figure: Data Characteristics to Support Decision Making

What Is the Internet of Things?

Figure: The IoT Technology Stack

Table: Worldwide Regional and Local Government IoT Use Cases

Challenges and Risk Factors

The Approach

Who Are the Key Stakeholders?

Table: Key Stakeholders in IoT Solution Design

Future Outlook

Essential Guidance

Actions to Consider

How Can My Organization Take Advantage of the IoT?

Figure: Steps to IoT Investment

The Important Role of Cloud

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