Tulips were in full color all around the downtown area in Holland, MI this spring when 100,000 visitors converged on the Great Lakes coastal community to allow Tulip Time, a spring festival in Michigan, to renew and inspire with a fresh outlook. SpinDance, our Holland-based IoT design, development and support company, followed the lead of this annual tradition by hosting Technology & Tulips: Blooming Strategies for IoT, an event on the top floor of the beautiful City View hotel.
Companies large and small, new and established, face big questions about IoT’s role and strategic contribution. What is IoT? How does it impact my industry and company? What should I do? IoT is technically challenging and is a significant shift from traditional product development. So what did a day of IoT & tulips yield you ask?
Stages of IoT
Companies are all on an IoT journey either through their product or process, or with the engagement of the customers, suppliers, and partners they rely on in their business. Each company is in one of several stages: awareness, exploration, adoption, or strategy. Regardless of stage, most are feeling anxious about the step they are in wondering how the next step impacts their industry and company. The IoT Symposium allowed attendees in all stages to share and listen to stories of both challenge and success….