Internet Of Things
Researchers quibble about just how big the Internet of Things is going to be, but a new report says it's going to be huge and that marketers need to pay heed.
"The number of digital touchpoints is increasing exponentially—and with the Internet of Everything no longer the plot of a Philip K. Dick novel, marketers need a strategy to keep up."
Researchers say marketing in the future will be enabled by a vast network of data-collecting devices—a.k.a. the Internet of Things.
Marketers have access to more data and technology than ever before, but technology has no moral scruples. But just because they can, does that mean that marketers should?
Consumers and businesses now have a way to register unique names for their personal network of wireless devices. Should marketers take note, as well?
The million dollar question posed at the 2014 Marketing&Tech Partnership Summit: What can marketers do to take best advantage of the Internet of Things?
It spends $3.2 billion to acquire Nest Labs, maker of Web-connected household devices such as thermostats and smoke alarms.
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