Choose a solution that can deliver deep insights into data without reinventing the wheel. Standardization can help you move large quantities of data across multiple systems, allowing you to take advantage of data no matter its source.
IBM’s public commitment to the Internet of Things is a smart move for a company that touts solutions for a “Smarter Planet.” Indeed, previous work with Smarter Planet initiatives can be expected to give IBM a head start in the IoT space.
While the livestream event focused on the Internet of Things (IoT), I felt that IoT wasn't actually the true, overarching message at all. In my opinion, the absolutely key takeaway was the idea of "standardization."