The Internet of Things has been identified by Gartner as one of the top 10 strategic technologies in 2016. In its report it provides recommendations to CIOs and IT leaders regarding the adoption and benefits of these key technologies.
Forbes takes us through the complete list, which also includes Smart Machines and the Digital Workplace.
- Gartner forecasts 25B IoT-based installed devices by 2020, with 6.8B alone in smart cities.
- Smart machines will become a catalyst of Industrie 4.0 adoption across global governments.
- Spending by national, federal and local governments worldwide on technology products and services is forecast to grow from $430.1B in 2016 to $476.1B by 2020.