Companies these days are not just a collection of functional departments, but also a collection of software modules automating operations of these departments with 81% of companies take advantage of the ERP software according to Panorama Consulting. On the other hand, although data is forecasted to migrate into cloud services, only 3 percent of IoT platforms offer cloud storage services tailored for IoT data. The business infrastructure is becoming more sophisticated and multi-layered with some technologies being quick to stick around and others lagging behind. Either way, being proactive and anticipating where the wind blows next will allow your business to gain a competitive edge and be the first to embrace and monetize change when it comes.
Aliaksei Shchurko, Gurtam CEO, underscores the importance for hardware integrators to add value by offering flexible software solutions during the Telematics 2017 international conference in Minsk on July 12-14:
With the pace of IT development skyrocketing, the companies aiming to take the lead in the field cannot turn the blind eye to software-to-software interaction. Telematics of today is no longer limited to device-to-device connection, it already incorporates the communication at the level of software interfaces. We have to move towards application-to-application integration to meet the demands of the over-pampered audience.
Let’s look at some of the most trending directions in business development and see how integrators can fit in:
The trends discussed above are global, but their pace and scope of penetration vary across industries. The vector identified at the Telematics 2017 conference is to explore adjacent and related markets, give a closer look to the sectors of economy your target audience is concentrated in, investigate their needs and wants, and at least have an action plan to follow as the situation unfolds.
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