According to research by Gartner, there will be 6.4 billion connected devices in 2016, up 30% from 2015. Within enterprises, these include generic or cross-industry devices as well as vertical-specific devices that are found only within particular industries.
As the Internet of Things (IoT) has pushed enterprise data from both types of devices into the forefront of critical global business decisions, the stakes of automation have dramatically increased. In order for corporations to leverage the benefits of the IoT’s always-on, data-gathering connectivity, they have to ensure that quality, properly governed data are driving the best business strategies possible . . . .
Read the full article in Datamation here: The Internet of Things of Enterprise Data