This book defines what IoT Systems manageability looks like and what the associated resources and costs are of that manageability. It identifies IoT Systems performance expectations and addresses the difficult challenges of determining actual costs of IoT Systems implementation, operation, and management across multiple institutional organizations. It details the unique challenges that cities and institutions have in implementing and operating IoT Systems.
1. IoT Systems Introduction. 2. Differences between IoT and Traditional IT Systems. 3. Defining IoT Systems Implementation Success. 4. Systems of Systems and Sociotechnical Systems. 5. Systems Seams, Boundaries, and the IoT Ecosystem. 6. IoT Systems Manageability. 7. IoT Systems Vendor Relations and Vendor Management. 8. Templates for Institutional and City IoT Systems Planning and Operations. 9. Strategy Implementation. Appendix A: Some IoT Systems Vendor Management Considerations for Higher Education Institutions. Appendix B: Making Sense of the Internet of Things in Higher Education. Appendix C: Interview with Hendrik Van Hemert, Pacific Northwest Regional Director - Technical Services, McKinstry.