At its core, the Internet of Things (IoT) is about collecting data that can be analyzed and acted upon. And while this idea sounds simple enough, the actual implementation of IoT devices – more specifically, the right IoT devices – is anything but.

Each organization has its own particular needs and requirements. The key is sorting through everything and finding the right solution for you.

Along the way to starting your first IoT network, you’re bound to face a few challenges. These three are among the most common obstacles to a successful IoT implementation.