This open access book is a practitioner`s guide to smart, connected products and solutions based on AI and IoT. As a hands-on playbook, it combines the business and technical execution perspectives to help utilize the full potential of AIoT. The AIoT Playbook provides a comprehensive and actionable framework, helping to address the challenges of creating sustainable and scalable, AIoT-enabled business models, managing co-creation and sourcing, setting up the AIoT organization, and handling the legal aspects of AIoT. The technical execution perspective explains how to combine data science and AI engineering with software development for cloud and edge, as well as physical product development or retrofit integration of existing equipment. A pragmatic, agile approach is introduced, which takes common agile inhibitors in AIoT projects into consideration. A holistic AIoT DevOps approach is described, which combines key elements of DevOps for cloud, edge and AI. Enterprise readiness is ensured by looking at trust and security as well as reliability and resilience for AIoT. A large number of real-world examples and case studies help ensure practical relevance.
Readers should have a previous, general understanding of digital strategies and technologies. This book offers readers a clear understanding of the opportunities, as well as the challenges related to building and operating smart, connected products and solutions with AI and IoT. They are given a set of tools and blueprints, which they can apply to their practical work in this space.