There’s no question that the Internet of Everything (IoE) and all of the data it generates will revolutionize core business functions. The challenge today is how to prepare your organization so it can get the most benefit from the arrival of IoE connectivity and big data. One approach is to look at the IoE opportunity in two parts: Evaluating use cases (discussed in this post) and defining the information architecture (covered in an upcoming Part 2).

The goal for any IoE use case is to connect people, processes, data, and things to improve a large and complex business function. For example, it’s easy to recognize that a manufacturing supply chain will benefit from greater connectivity among all of the players, processes, and components. Real-time data about the status of every point and item in production helps to improve efficiencies and proactively solve problems.

Yet IoE and big data can also inform human resources strategies so a company can better attract and retain top talent. And for IT, automated operations and regular review of data analytics make it easier to deliver services and improve their performance.

Read the in-depth information about each of these use cases in the article: The Internet of Everything and the Data for the Connected Enterprise.

These use cases are just a few of the many that can be realized with the Internet of Everything. Which IoE use cases do you think will offer the most potential benefit?