Let's take a walk throug the 10 principles of the IoT Design Manifesto with some examples.

The Internet of Things, or the IoT, is the promise of an infrastructure that empower us, humans, to collect wide variety of data about the real world. Connecting physical things to the Internet opens up a whole new range of business model opportunities. However, the IoT is not the only necessary ingredient for product-service systems that sustainably provide value to people, the society and our planet. This pile of connected bikes in China is one of the many failed examples.