In the fourth video of this series, “Azure partner insights,” we hear from Microsoft partners ABB and Accenture on best practices for selling Azure Internet of Things (IoT) projects. The goal of this series of shorts is to share specific insights and learnings in areas where partners will find the most value.
Recommendations for selling IoT include the following:
Lead with business value
Focus on the benefits of digital transformation
Speak to specific industry applications
Tim Scanlon, Group Vice President, ABB, recommends that solution providers focus on business value. Customers want to have a conversation about their specific industry application, and they want to understand where their role fits and how key performance indicators (KPIs) will be tracked. ABB’s focused business areas include electrification, industrial automation, smart motion, and robotics.