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10 ways to implement the Internet of Things (IoT) for business advantage

By Mary Shacklett, for TechRepublic

Dec 04, 2015

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Internet of Things (IoT) big data is the next frontier of analytics, but most companies are still in the early stages of adoption. However, companies can jump-start their IoT strategies by looking at business use cases that are already working.

Here are 10 instances of IoT applications that are getting results for companies and that have an established best practice history:

1. Web data for marketing
2. Identification of dangerous websites
3. Facility monitoring
4. Machine and infrastructure maintenance
5. Logistics and tracking
6. Container environmentals
7. Inventory management by machine
8. Driverless trucks
9. WAN monitoring
10. GPS data aggregation

Read use-case details on all 10 IoT applications.