Innovation Trends

Infographic: Top Five Barriers to Building the Best Connected Products

Whether it’s fitness trackers, home assistants, or smart medical devices, billions of connected products are in use around the world, and that phenomenon is only growing.

The demand for these devices is motivating companies to make major investments in the types of software, hardware, tools, and connectivity that drive IoT expansion. Since smart products are a shift for so many companies, they’re also needing to rethink how they build things, which is putting several significant strains on development teams.

Utilizing insights from hundreds of innovators featured in the Harvard Business Review Analytic Services report, “Bridging The Gap In Digital Product Design,” this infographic explores some of the major challenges businesses are facing when creating smart products, as well as what’s being done to improve the process. You can download the full infographic here.