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The Internet of Things is already having a significant impact on the creation of new products and services across a number of verticals. But to generate new revenue from IoT, companies need to transform the information from smart, connected products into services by offering the entire product as-a-service, as-you-consume, or using the product’s data stream
For most business leaders, the first introduction to the concept of cloud computing came just 16 years ago with the launch of Salesforce.com as a cloud-based CRM system. At the time, many enterprise leaders thought the Cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS) would be an interesting way for small businesses to enjoy better technology