Cities across the region have started with small sensor pilots. As they plan to scale these up, they will look at how best to manage the costs of integrating them.

Research by Gartner says that “through 2018, half the cost of implementing IoT solutions will be spent on integration”.

The firm recommends steps to minimise these costs. It gives practical advice on integrating large-scale IoT projects, and how to work with technology vendors – particularly smaller ones entering the market.

Download the recommendations from Gartner to hear more on how Microsoft can help with IoT projects.

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