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The ‘Succeed with IoT’ series of sponsored reports are available via free download from their own dedicated web pages for users of IoT solutions. This is a growing series of reports, with some focusing on issues relevant to all industry sectors in the IoT market while others aim for greater depth on individual sectors. We are grateful to our sponsors for making this possible.

The IoT is a rapidly-developing market where devices that can create data are connected via the Internet to servers where that data can be processed, distributed and used. This sounds simple but in spite of this overall success, for a variety of reasons there are increasing instances of individual IoT project failures.

The first report in the series ‘Why IoT Projects Fail, and What To Do About Them’ examines the key areas of past IoT project failures in order to learn from them. It includes both primary research (direct interviews and surveys) conducted by Beecham Research on the topic as well as referencing a wide range of other research. The second all sectors report in the series ‘How to Succeed with IoT’ includes even more new primary research conducted by Beecham Research, examining what to look for in successful IoT projects. These two reports together form the basis for other reports in the series.

This series of reports does not seek to set out ‘one best way’ towards building an IoT solution. Instead, it is intended to provide insights through primary research and from those involved in successful projects. Each report also provides detail on IoT applications, use cases and technical issues related to the report topic. As such, the series aims to provide a set of reference documents for those responsible for IoT projects within their companies or organizations – users of IoT solutions – created by an independent market analyst and consultancy that has specialised in the IoT for many years.

IoT is very important at the moment because it is strategic. In the industry in which we work, the raw materials for production are a critical element for us. The good use for this raw material is crucial and consequently we are trying to get some gains of productivity from these elements. We are also trying to make savings on our energy resources that impact the cost price of our products.

Global head of IT Architecture at Global Agro food company

Some IoT projects are successful, i.e. energy management, predictive maintenance and analytics, and we managed to make some savings. We learned a lot, and we understand better how networks function, the IoT ecosystem, and building contacts with solutions providers for our future IoT projects. In summary, we underestimated the complexity involved when deploying connectivity at scale; IoT projects are more challenging than expected and we need to prepare for it.

IoT Project Manager for European Logistics Service Provider

Why IoT Projects Fail

74% of companies consider their IoT projects to be unsuccessful. This 100+ page report is free to download. It is essential reading for anyone involved in building an IoT solution for their organization.

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How to Succeed with IoT

Soon there will be more cellular IoT devices connected to mobile networks than mobile handsets. IoT has moved from being ‘nice-to-have’ to a strategic necessity in enterprise operations. Yet only 12% of IoT projects are considered fully successful by their users. Is Your Project Successful? Are you looking to make improvements?

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4G/5G Private Networking: New Choices for IoT Deployment

Private cellular networks (PCNs) are set to become increasingly crucial for business IoT operations over the next few years. Gain unique insights from industry peers deploying 5G private networking through many new expert interviews and a user survey. Understand the role 5G private networks are playing in businesses, the challenges this is meeting, the business outcomes being seen and future trends being anticipated. This report is free to download.


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Improving Patient Outcomes with Connected Medical Devices

Gain insights from industry peers on the healthcare market landscape through over 20 expert interviews. Understand the role IoT is playing in healthcare businesses, the challenges being met, the business outcomes being seen and future trends being anticipated in this free report.

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Creating Business Value with Smart Industrial Processes

Can Industrial IoT really improve manufacturing operations? The key benefits are addressed in this new free 90+ page report through interviews, survey, use cases and much more across all key segments in manufacturing operations.

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Succeed with IoT in the news

In last week’s webinar on the “Why IoT projects fail and what to do about them” research report, CEO Robin Duke-Woolley zeroed in on three topics…

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Industrial IoT projects are fraught with technical complexities and operational challenges. Industrial companies have invested significant time and resources into their IoT projects, but…

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