- The explosion of Apps for anything and everything
- Increased growth of Big Data and Analytics
- Standarization of IPv6; Huge increase in available IP addresses
- Mainstream of Cloud and Smart Devices (who store data in cloud, think smart meter)
- Trend of App Developers to push artificial intelligence from the App Lay to the network layer (or Cloud)
- Consumerization of enriched experiences with devices or things (think i-watch)
- Ever increasing network speeds at reducing rates.
Add the human colaboration on top if, empowered by much if not all of the above, and a strong platform or movement is visibile!
source: http://www.cisco.com / http://insidedevices.org/2014/02/16/8-factors-that-will-grow-iot/