This chapter set the foundation of the architectural approaches for designing a successful IIoT project. You learned about the different architectural viewpoints that are needed, from business considerations to the implementation stage. You then learned about the data and analytics considerations of an IIoT project. Finally, we looked at how to get started using PoCs.
The next chapter will focus on business requirements gathering. The traits that an architect must focus on for IIoT project requirements gathering differs from those for traditional IT projects. The chapter will cover how to align with the right business leaders. Furthermore, you will learn how to estimate the cost of the IIoT projects to help justify the ROI.