The Internet of Things (IoT) brings opportunities to create new services and products, reducing costs for societies, and changing how services are sold and consumed. A critical obstacle to further IoT innovation is the “vertical silos” that shape today’s IoT landscape. These silos impede the creation of cross-industry, cross-platform and cross-organisational services due to their lack of interoperability and openness.
The bIoTope project lays the foundation for creating open innovation ecosystems by providing a platform that enables companies to easily create new IoT systems and to rapidly harness available information using advanced Systems-of-Systems (SoS) capabilities for Connected Smart Objects – with minimal investment.
Aalto University researchers Anssi Smedlund, Petra Turkama and Heini Ikävalko presented a paper: Framework for Firm Strategies in Open Internet of Things Ecosystems at the World Open Innovation Conference in Barcelona, 9-10 December 2016.
The paper presents the framework for companies' IoT ecosystem strategies developed in the bIoTope project, with mini case studies of bIoTope companies. The paper was well received and will be published in the…