The Internet of Things has the potential to completely change how we live and
work. It's already causing an evolution in the workplace - especially where
IT is involved.
By 2020, there will be over 38 billion connected devices. In the interest of
convenience and efficiency, we're shoving embedded computers into pretty much
every single product and appliance we use, from fridges and blenders to
thermostats and security systems. Wi-Fi connected device are no longer an
oddity or for use simply by the elite; they're a regularity in both our
personal and professional lives.
Not surprisingly, this means that they've the potential to bring about
considerable change in the workplace - and nowhere will that change be more
evident than in the IT department. Today, I'd like to discuss just a few ways
the Internet of Things will impact administrators everywhere.
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