December 6, 2016 Leave a comment
By Lloyd McCoy Jr., DOD Manager
Government adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer a pipe dream. Approximately $7 billion is being spent annually on related hardware and software, according to a session at immixGroup’s recent Government IT Sales Summit.
As public sector adoption grows, so too is the often overlooked need to ensure the technology is managed effectively, said speakers on the Uniting Cybersecurity, Mobility and the Internet of Things panel. Industry needs to come to government with a plan on how an entire lifecycle process needs to be put in place so that security, reliability and usability are maintained.