Internet of Things

Connecting physical objects is creating new business models, improving processes, and can reduce costs and risks.
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Video meets the Internet of Things

– Video-analytics technology is transforming the Internet of Things and creating new opportunities. Are companies prepared to capture growth?

Connected homes

Connected homes

There’s no place like (a connected) home

While device sales are growing rapidly, our latest research shows many consumers don’t understand connected-device value propositions and the problems early adopters face.

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Creating a successful Internet of Things data marketplace

– Monetizing the flood of information generated by the Internet of Things requires a well-executed strategy that creates value.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

An executive’s guide to the Internet of Things

– The rate of adoption is accelerating. Here are six things you need to know.
Article

Preparing IT systems and organizations for the Internet of Things

– To accommodate the development and support of smart devices, companies will need to update existing IT architectures and operating models. Here’s a potential road map.
Interview - McKinsey Global Institute

The Internet of Things: Five critical questions

– How do industry experts view the development of the Internet of Things, and what would they change?
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things

– If policy makers and businesses get it right, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year in economic value by 2025.
Interview

How the Internet of Things could transform the value chain

– In this interview, the CEO of software company PTC, James Heppelmann, explains how connected products may help companies become more proactive and efficient.
Interview

The Internet of Things and the future of manufacturing

– Executives at Robert Bosch and McKinsey experts discuss the technology-driven changes that promise to trigger a new industrial revolution.

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The semiconductor opportunity

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The Internet of Things: Sizing up the opportunity

– This connectivity trend is now recognized as a source of growth for semiconductor players and their customers. Here we consider... the opportunities and constraints for components manufacturers.
Interview

Making connections: An industry perspective on the Internet of Things

– The CEO of semiconductor company CSR, Joep van Beurden, discusses the progress—and growing pains—of the Internet of... Things market.

Driving the connected car

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How carmakers can compete for the connected consumer

– Connectivity and automation are transforming the car industry. Our new report, based on an extensive consumer survey, provides... a road map for success.
Article

Ten ways autonomous driving could redefine the automotive world

– The development of self-driving, or autonomous, vehicles is accelerating. Here’s how they could affect consumers and companies.

From the archive

Article - McKinsey Quarterly

The Internet of Things

– As objects become embedded with sensors and gain the ability to communicate, the new information networks promise to create new business models, improve business processes, and reduce costs and risks.