While attending an industry conference on Internet of Things (IoT), I came across a comment made by a panelist. A numver of them compared and contrasted the competitive landscape from various perspectives (commercial, industrial, residential and utilities), but one popped up when he spoke about the importance of focusing on infrastructure.
The panelist advised us about the nature of the sometimes-uncertain and/or shifting infrastructure capabilities of platforms, devices and software we rely on. Infrastructure is recommended for communication and a functional IoT. Further, he went on to advise that more awareness should be paid to infrastructure to hinder IoT growth from being impeded because our “things” can not communicate with each other.
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