Mike Wheatley: Meet the “Internet of Things Architect”: The next big role in IT?

In demand data scientists could soon be a thing of the past, as the emergence of a new role in corporate IT circles looks set to take precedent as the new must-have addition to any executive team.

Say hello to the “Internet of Things Architect”, or just IoT Architect if we’re going to be brief, which has just been brought to our attention as the next ‘go-to’ job description by Gartner Inc.

In a post called “The Dawn of the IoT Architect”, Gartner’s Drue Reeves defines the role of the IoT Architect as thus:
“An IoT architect’s job is to do whatever it takes to build end-to-end IoT solutions that solve real business problems”.