IIoT systems require life cycle management at all stages of development and deployment. IIoT connectivity and analytics can give rise to new operational efficiency and disruptive business, and in turn, new skill requirements and new complexities. Industrial analytics need a forward-thinking, flexible architectural approach to meet current and future operational and business requirements, and to accommodate emerging technologies and usage changes.
Governance systems manage data and component deployments and versions. Automated provisioning allows the system to grow and shrink on demand. A provisioning framework controls the deployment of new components and ensures they meet the security criteria.