The trick of picking the right partners for IoT apps
July 05, 2018 / IOT NOW MAGAZINE
It is understood that no one can provide everything, end-to-end, for IoT applications, regardless of the sector. This means ecosystems of partnerships and platforms are not just unavoidable, but essential and choosing partners is difficult, writes Annie Turner. While the focus often is how easy and quick it is to onboard them, less attention is typically paid to how easy it will be to part company with minimal disruption to the business With that in mind, a good place to start before looking for partners is gap analysis – what do you need to address your most pressing issues and what pieces are you missing before looking for who can best fill those gaps. One of the most common areas to choose are predictive analytics to avoid losing revenue through downtime.