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If you have read my post “Will finally be 2017, the year of Internet of Things? I do not think so.” you will have confirmed that it was not.
I like to read and analyse IoT predictions, but I have noticed a certain fatigue this year perhaps, due to the appearance of other technologies like Machine Learning or Blockchain.
What will be of IoT in 2018?
During 2018, we will see mobile phones to be surpassed in numbers by IoT devices and how AI and IoT will converge. Next year, CIOs will be busy integrating device management into overall IT infrastructure. However, 2018 will not be the year of Blockchain and the IoT, because blockchain is not yet ready for large-scale deployments as it requires reliability, stability and seamless integration with existing technology infrastructure.
The consolidation of IoT platforms will continue as is the war between connectivity technologies. Below you will find a list of links to articles of 2018 IoT predictions for your comfort.
Ericsson: in 2018, mobile phones are expected to be surpassed in numbers by IoT devices
Gartner: Strategic Trends for 2018
Forrester: affirms that finally 2018 will be the year in which the Internet of Things moves from “experimentation to business scale”.
Forrester: IoT platform …
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