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Just Published | Planning for IoT Governance and Management

by Erik T. Heidt  |  November 29, 2016  |  Comments Off on Just Published | Planning for IoT Governance and Management

Michael Disabato has just published “Planning for IoT Governance and Management” (members only content) which explores technology, process and organizational considerations raised by the Internet of Things.

Here are some highlights from the research:

  • “The IoT can enter an organization through formal processes either organically or as part of a shadow IoT effort. Organizations should be aware of this and be on guard for shadow IoT developments.”
  • “The IoT management solution market is nascent. This is due to fragmentation and the lack of standards among IoT devices, IoT communication protocols, data-streaming solutions and back-end platforms.”
  • “A blended service desk that has sections including IT, Operational Technology and other groups will be necessary to ensure that incident management does not become a bottleneck for IoT maintenance and repair.”
  • “Seek out and include all IoT operational groups in planning for IoT governance to eliminate duplication and ensure that the enterprise gains the most from its investments.”
  • “Include IoT deployments in the change management process. Change management must be expanded to include IoT device provisioning and deployment.”

Early adopters are already struggling with these issues, and they are a major area of adoption concern for highly controlled business processes. Mike’s reteach is a great resource for Architectures, project managmenet and technical leadership.

Cheers, Erik

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Category: internet-of-things  risk-management  

Tags: iot  

Erik T. Heidt
IoT Agenda Manager, Research VP
5 years at Gartner
26 years IT Industry

Erik Heidt is the IoT Research Agenda Manager for Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). Mr. Heidt covers Internet of Things (IoT) architecture, strategy and execution as well as security and risk management within the IoT context. Mr. Heidt focuses on developing and delivering research related to the architecture, development and operation of IoT for both users and suppliers. Mr. Heidt has more than 26 years of industry experience, with a significant focus on information security and risk management. Read Full Bio

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