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Getting your Internet of Things #IoT concept to a concrete project in production

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In this presentation John Savage covers the rather difficult journey of getting your IoT concept to a concrete project in production.

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Getting your Internet of Things #IoT concept to a concrete project in production

  1. 1. From Concept to Concrete. Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  2. 2. Delivering a commercially successful end-to end IoT Solution. Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  3. 3. Who we are IoT Custom Software Developers and System Integrators. Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  4. 4. Common Project Pitfalls Unclear Objectives Unrealistic Expectations Tentative Stakeholders Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  5. 5. Unclear Objectives Don’t let Techies Rule the Roost Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  6. 6. Unrealistic Expectations Don’t let Non-Techies Rule the Roost Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  7. 7. The Ultimate Balancing Act? Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  8. 8. Tentative Stakeholders Who will Pay? Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  9. 9. Typical “Project Budget” Journey How much will “it” cost? “it” requires more than the obvious requirements MVP, Go-Live, CapEx, OpEx… Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  10. 10. The “Bright” Idea An app for a smart light bulb - that’s pretty easy right? Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  11. 11. Development Costs The commercial reality behind the “Bright” Idea IOT Device Management Operational Costs So how do you manage budget for something as complex as this? Customer Service Roadmapping Platform Choices (Desktop, iOS, Android etc.) Architecture Design UI/UX Design Development Testing Connectivity (WiFi, BLE, Sigfox, Zigbee) Logistics Manufacturing Provisioning Field Engineering Support Billing Engine Server/Storage Infrastructure Support Updates MVC vs Go-live vs future enhancments Support Device & System Updates Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  12. 12. The Drake Equation How can we estimate the number of technological civilizations that might exist among the stars? Anyone know what this is? Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  13. 13. Drake Equation for IoT Budgets? 8 Major Components Device/Sensor Edge Gateway Connectivity Cloud Infrastructure Server Application(s) Client/Mobile Application(s) Analytics Services & Support Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  14. 14. Incrementalism is Key Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  15. 15. Summary Forewarned is forearmed Embrace an MVP and Incremental Progression Be prepared for Complex Cost Model Work with PARTNERS, not Vendors Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.
  16. 16. Questions? www.action-point.com Copyright © 2016 – Action Point Innovation Ltd.

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