In episode 96 of the IoT For All Podcast, Matt Hatton of Transforma Insights joins us to talk about the IoT landscape of 2020 and 2021. Matt shares some forecasts for the IoT space for early 2021, including the role of hyperscalers on the landscape, and some of the biggest challenges coming for companies looking to start their IoT journeys.
Matt Hatton is a respected commentator and technology industry expert with more than 20 years’ experience at the cutting edge of technology research and consulting. He is a thought-leader in Digital Transformation and the Internet of Things. He is widely quoted in trade publications and a frequent speaker at conferences. His podcast, The Wireless Noodle is a weekly guide to the impact of disruptive technologies on business. In 2020 Matt co-wrote a book ‘The Internet of Things Myth’.
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About Transforma Insights: Transforma Insights is a research firm focused on the world of IoT, AI and Digital Transformation (DX). Led by seasoned technology industry analysts we provide advice, recommendations and decision support tools for organizations seeking to understand how new technologies will change the markets in which they operate.
Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:
(01:28) Intro to Matt
(02:18) Intro to Transforma Insights
(07:16) How do you view the IoT market opportunity, currently?
(10:31) How do you see hyperscalers having an impact on IoT?
(11:38) How would you describe the connectivity landscape?
(17:20) How do you view the current landscape for hardware?
(19:12) What do you see as the biggest challenges facing companies starting their IoT journey?
(21:44) Do you have any best practices or advice you can share with companies getting started in IoT?
(27:21) How have you seen COVID affect things in the IoT space?
(30:05) What are your predictions for next year?