The value of IoT is in the data. The quicker enterprises can start analyzing their data the more business value they can derive.
Many think that user experience design is confined to sketching the interfaces. However, UX design is a much broader process that - ideally - starts at the strategy level and affects the whole lifecycle of a project or a business.
UX design begins by learning about the business model, doing user research and understanding how a service can fit into the users’ lives in a meaningful way. Thus UX design has a crucial part in defining the business strategy, providing baselines for business decisions with such design deliverables as personas or user stories. A UX-driven process doesn’t end with the UIs either, it’s also about testing with people, supporting development, making ongoing adjustments even after the launch.
There may not be a silver bullet that leads to user happiness, but as UX designers we have the unique opportunity to make technology a source of joy. All it takes is a little data, and a little effort.
The Internet of Things is delivering capabilities that disrupt the nature of production software as we know it. It is making software one of the key investments for manufacturers that want to generate additional productivity and optimise their operations