Summary Points

  • SMARTEX IOTA is an industry based community forum for the smart technology sector
  • 7 core themes typify many of the issues underpinning IoT today, with security being the top concern
  • IoT is a double edged sword that offers significant gains on the one hand, but creates major impacts on the other
  • CEOs are fearful of taking the huge risks of reengineering their businesses, without fully understanding where the return on investment (ROI) will be
  • Data privacy and other regulations offer opportunities as well as compliance