Converging IT and OT at the Speed of the IoT
The rolling thunder of digital transformation waits for no business. It will
make short work of any organization that does not evolve rapidly. CEOs must
quickly define where their organizations can compete for success and lead
them on that journey. If they can't-or won't-change, they risk fading away
like the slow-moving dinosaurs confronted with a habitat-destroying meteor.
The IoT's Precipitous Changes
Leading analyst Gartner forecasts that 8.4 billion connected things will be
in use worldwide in 2017, up 31 percent from 2016, and will reach 20.4
billion by 2020. There is already $1.9 trillion dollars' worth of economic
value related to the sale and usage of IoT technology.
The impact crater of this technology shift must not go underestimated. A
recent study showed that 40 percent of companies at the top of their