The Business Value of Smart Connected Products

PTC has created a pair of models for maximizing the value of your IoT strategy.

Use the connected product maturity model to identify the capabilities that make sense for your product portfolio. Then consult the connected product value curve model to locate and measure the cost and revenue benefits of those capabilities.

The internet of things (IoT) is changing competition. As you align your organization to compete in a market where products can connect to users, each other, and their manufacturers—are you introducing capabilities that will provide true competitive advantage?

Charting IoT Innovation with the Connected Product Maturity Model

Success in the IoT market isn't just about connecting smart products to a network. Manufacturers who are leading early have adapted their business plans so that products and services support a continuum of new product capabilities.

IoT Connected Product Maturity ModelMaturity Model Infographic

This infographic for the connected product maturity model charts capabilities along a continuum of value. Organizations can identify the connected capabilities that best complement their current offerings and recognize requirements needed to advance increasingly capable products. Download Now (.PDF).

Maturity Model White Paper

The connected product maturity model white paper provides an in-depth profile of each capability level, including how to meet respective requirements and implement supporting services and business practices. Access the White Paper »

4 Must-Haves IoT Capabilites for Manufacturers4 Must-Have IoT Capabilities for Manufacturers

You've connected your products to the Internet, but that's just the start. Manufacturers can boost their strategy around four critical capabilities, according to an IoT connected product maturity model. Download Now (.PDF).


Build an ROI-justified business plan with the Connected Product Value Curve

The connected product value curve takes the capabilities of the maturity model and maps them to specific cost and revenue benefits, including operational efficiencies and market innovations.

IOT Value CurveValue Curve Infographic

This infographic for the connected product value curve summarizes cost and revenue benefits and references real world examples of companies employing connected capabilities for measurable results. Download Now (.PDF).

Quantifying the ROI for Connected Products White Paper

The connected product value curve white paper provides insight into how connected product capabilities translate into improved revenue, lower costs, better product quality, and more satisfied customers. Access the White Paper »

IoT Infographic - Connected Product Value OpportunitesValue Opportunity Infographic

Connecting your products to the internet is the first step to leveraging the IoT – but how do you create real business value? This infographic groups value opportunities into four main areas of your business, and maps technical opportunities to specific business benefits. Download Now (.PDF).