Integrating DevOps and continuous engineering into your IoT strategy

JOHN MCDONALD | March 1, 2016

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Smart devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) are not very smart if they are not integrated with the systems that run your business. That means you must including DevOps and continuous engineering practices in your IoT strategy.The coolest new mobile app or the hottest new Internet-connected devices are useless if they cannot make critical data available to the user, or use data collected for business purposes. In some ways unconnected smartphones, home appliances or cars are like the dumb terminals of decades past. Without connections, they simply sat on a desk drawing power and doing nothing. Very little actual data is stored on IoT devices for a good reason: extra memory costs money, which raises the cost of the device. That means connecting to business systems is not only desired, but critical for functionality.

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