A Game Plan If You Lose Your IoT Platform - with Aaron Allsbrook, CTO @ ClearBlade.

Facing the challenges of IoT offerings shutdown?πŸ”Œ Our conversation with Aaron Allsbrook, CTO at ClearBlade, delves into the process, challenges, and strategies for migrating IoT platforms without losing momentum.πŸš€

A critical listen for businesses navigating the volatile IoT landscape. 🎧

Topics covered:

  • IoT Platform Definition: Understanding the practical meaning of an IoT Platform. πŸ’‘
  • Choosing an IoT Platform Provider: Three key pillars to consider when making the decision. 🧐
  • Business Model Alignment: The importance of alignment between the IoT - Platform provider and the buyer’s business models. 🀝
  • Feature Set vs. Business Model and Pricing: Emphasizing the significance of business models and pricing over a broad feature set. πŸ’°
  • Vendor Traits: Exploring the critical characteristics of an IoT Platform vendor, such as elasticity and continuous improvement. πŸ’ͺ
  • Service Termination Impact: Assessing the consequences of service termination by the IoT Platform vendor on business operations. 😭
  • Migration Nuances: Understanding the risks associated with IoT Platform migration due to implementation nuances. πŸ˜₯
  • Migration Approaches: Comparing the different approaches to IoT Platform migration adopted by large and small organizations. 🌍
  • ROI Impact: Evaluating the potential impact on ROI when changing the IoT Platform provider. πŸ“ˆ
  • Case Studies: Examining real-world case studies to gain insights into the IoT Platform migration process. πŸ“š
  • Automatic vs. Manual Migration: Identifying assets that can be migrated automatically and those requiring careful planning and execution. πŸ€–
  • Provider Paradoxes: Exploring the paradoxes faced by IoT Platform providers, such as elasticity versus enforcing best practices. 🀯
  • Building an In-House IoT Platform: Assessing the risks of building an IoT Platform using open-source components. ⚠️
  • Purpose-Built Components: Identifying IoT Platform components that require purpose-built development for performance and security reasons. πŸ› 
  • Migration Preparation: Outlining the steps involved in preparing for IoT Platform migration. πŸ“
  • Similarities to DDoS Attack: Drawing parallels between IoT Platform migration and a Distributed Deny of Service (DDoS) attack. πŸ›‘

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