The biggest obstacle you may likely face in developing a Connected Enterprise isn't technology. It's internal resistance to change.
It's human nature to be wary of change — because change requires effort, it's uncomfortable, and the outcome is always uncertain. That's why it's vital to focus on corporate culture as you build a Connected Enterprise. Without the engagement of executives, engineers, and front-line workers alike, you'll never achieve all the improved productivity, security, and real-time information benefits you could via a 21st century information technology/operations technology (IT/OT) infrastructure.
Here's what we've learned over the last decade about how to manage change in a Connected Enterprise.