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What is the Internet of Things?

What is the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things Meets the Internet of People:  In the not too distant future, hundreds of millions, then billions, of individuals and businesses, with billions, then trillions, of smart, communicating devices, will stretch the boundaries of today’s business and social systems and create the potential to change the way we work, learn, entertain and...

Where are the Opportunities in the Internet of Things?

Where are the Opportunities in the Internet of Things?

Analyzing Internet of Things Growth Opportunities: What key forces are impacting adoption of Smart Systems, M2M and connected product solutions?  Which segments and applications are most attractive?  Our work provides perspectives on emerging opportunities and outlines how adopters are using...

How Do I Capitalize On The Internet Of Things?

How Do I Capitalize On The Internet Of Things?

Evolving Business Models: Smart Systems business models have much less managerial hierarchy, command and control decision making or proprietary ownership of ideas. These networks will be self-organized by people who are motivated to explore and develop ideas they care deeply about. Collaborative innovation...

Specially Tailored Services for the IoT

Specially Tailored Services for the IoT

Although no two projects are alike, our services outline should provide any innovator with the right context to realize their new growth strategies. It is no surprise that we have entered a new era where people, businesses and social organizations are...

Are You Prepared For Big Changes In The Way We Will Learn, Work And Innovate?

Are You Prepared For Big Changes In The Way We Will Learn, Work And Innovate?

New Infographic Tells The Story of the Internet of Things Over the last several years, the Internet of Things and People have been steadily converging.  This story is starting to “tip”—to enter public consciousness and reach critical mass.  But as this...

Top 20 Articles Worth Reading: Q1 2014 on the Internet of Things

Top 20 Articles Worth Reading: Q1 2014 on the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things arrived on main street in Q1.  The term has evolved from a futuristic opportunity to a buzz word for driving up stock prices.  From consortiums, new product offerings and high quality commentary from very respected journalist, this quarter's news pieces bring up security, privacy, new business opportunities, unanticipated consequences of connecting devices all under the banner of the overused term IoT. Our team at Harbor tracks several news sources as part of our research subscription services, and these...

The Foundation of Our Success.

Harbor's quantitative models provide a level of granularity that deliver timely insight into the underlying forces shaping the largest opportunity in the history of business.

Tailored Growth Strategies.

Harbor's approach harnesses the collective intelligence of the business ecosystem to cultivates catalystic growth strategies – regardless of the player’s size or industry.

Harness the Collective Intelligence.

Achieve disruptive innovation by linking up with trusted partners to bring about high-growth strategies. Harbor's expansive network includes thought-leaders shaping developments in the IoT.

Research and Consulting Services For Smart Systems And The Internet Of Things

Since 1983, Harbor Research Inc. has created disruptive growth strategies for technology suppliers and adopters. Our experience within the Internet of Things has allowed us to take a comprehensive approach that goes beyond what traditional strategy, design and technical development firms can provide individually.

Our insight and creativity has inspired Fortune 100 technology and service providers like GE, Cisco, ABB, and Eaton, while our systematic research has defined new opportunities for companies like Intel, Danaher, and a range of startups. By focusing on long term partnerships and scalable engagements, we are able to provide our clients with the right information to make timely decisions.