How to design successful IoT products and IOT solutions

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IoT product design and development everywhere and with businesses integrating IoT in their infrastructure quite rapidly, makes for a constant need of upgradation and insights. With data management being top priority comes the next big thing -strategic security networks, alongside indicating baselines, setting up sensors, embedded technologies, and so on…

Smart technology is the talk of the town. With its fast paced adoption across all business verticals and launching numerous apps for several industry players-it’s reshaping the future business.

With constant evolution and weekly security patches and updates. It can make a business grow at an unimaginable and unparalleled pace.

IoT is set to transform business all over again.

Did you know ?

More than 11 billion IoT devices are active currently worldwide. 

That shows that IoT isn’t new anymore.

IoT progression and integration mostly includes home and work spaces. Almost nearly half of available IoT devices are found to be connected to either home or personal area networks. Showing how IoT has entered every living room and work desk.

Here are 11 ways to plan for successful IoT products and IOT solutions across this booming  market

1. IoT product design & development is a long term investment

Dynamic and disruptive technologies like IoT calls for long term visions, investment and risk management strategies. Irrespective of how unpredictable future markets can be. With ever changing business environments and fast changing consumer or product needs an element of risk and time is inevitable to make it work successfully.

2. Baselines and goals

Integrating smart technology can make a business work better. But IoT is more than just data collection . Data assimilation and decisive action can help a business roll out its next phase.  Making the most of internet connected assets and profitable business incentives can help match real world needs with effective organization and execution.

Research and inspirational goals help in any ideal device management . Helping to build a successful, stable, functional and customizable product with economic viability that meets every user’s needs. 

3. Understand users and outreach

Understanding IoT applications development includes willingness to offer what user’s demand. Apart from the maker’s developments keeping a tap on user interface and satisfaction is important for every successful IoT roll out as they are the main revenue drivers determining future growth.

Building a right expertise team of product managers helps in operational efficiency and overcome technological gaps and pitfalls. With less reliance on third party vendors and lock-ins while helping in multiple cross platform integrations and increase overall scalability. Make an IoT success story.

4. Strategic planning for IoT solutions

Strategize business needs and IoT software development to explore possibilities to determine key implementation areas for your business improvements. Different businesses have different needs and no IoT software solution is one size fits all.

5. Business objectives

While IoT can optimize businesses, clarity on the reasons for IoT deployment should be well assessed. Along with qualitative data assimilation and execution, a comprehensive research for future product improvements is required for a successful IoT utilization.

6. Cost estimation

The expense cost of IoT implementation has dropped significantly.

From storage to sensors, to private networks and insurance most IoT projects underestimate costs in the beginning. However starting with low cost pilots can help in  better planning for those future drastic cost jumps with increased product sales and execution.

7. Secured private networks

Stay away from malware and security threats. IoT data collection calls for using private secured networks with limited access and investing in a reliable cybersecurity insurance for digital damages or threats.

8. Safety precautions

Protect and secure your data using AWS, VPC peering, IoT LANS or AWS direct connect . Reliable networks can secure data for a successful IoT product performance.

9. IoT and existing data

Successful IoT utilization calls for digitization of internal system records for comparisons. Internet surveys and questionnaires can help access customer behavior and  purchase preferences for better product pricing to target buyers.

10. Compare with competitors

Comparison with existing or past organizations can help to set benchmarks. Performance assessment can help leverage a successful IoT product design by highlighting cost effectiveness, better sales, better UI, task completion, troubleshooting, quick service, etc.

11. Future IoT thoughts

Aim at phased progress.

With successful IoT roll outs comes thoughts of future expansion and the task to manage more IoT applications. 

Technosphere designs smart IoT products and industry specific IoT solutions including IoT connectivity solutions,powered by deploying enhanced system integration, machine learning, sensors and embedded technologies helping improve any business verticals to generate growth, stability and competition. It’s reliable and secure data aggregation and seamless cloud connectivity helps support IoT data analysis and utilization ready for any successful implementation.

Incorporated in 2013 , Technosphere is based in Bangalore, India and Dallas,TX ,USA promoted by industry leaders in electronics and product development engineering. Building an IoT success story.