Research Report: The Third Industrial Revolution
Intelligent Devices, Software and the Internet of Things
This research study was conducted by Flexera Software with input from IDC’s Amy Konary, research vice president, software licensing and provisioning at IDC. This annual research project looks at application management trends and best practices.
Based on this report, it is clear that device manufacturers are emerging from a period of significant challenge – characterized by low margins, stiff competition and brittle manufacturing supply chains. Increasingly they are retooling their offerings to make them intelligent and Internet-connected, opening up new ways of creating value for their customers. They’re leveraging software, licensing and entitlement management strategies to transform their business models and monetize their innovations.
Download the research report to learn what application producers need to know in order to follow the lead of market-innovators and increase margins and profits by maximizing returns from embedded software applications.