Gartner predicts that the number of IoT devices will surpass 11.2 billion this year, the majority of which are in the consumer sector. The same report forecasts that the endpoint spending will exceed $2 trillion, in hardware and software combined.
This enormous demand for IoT development is slowed down by the lack of skilled developers. The field is so new there is no specific curriculum. Those aiming to get into this niche usually come from a data science or engineering background and have brushed up their skills. How can this gap be closed and what should an IoT developer focus on first?
Author: Maria Serikova