This report was prepared by Microsoft and published in November 2021. The report provides insights into the current and future state of the Internet of Things (IoT). The main takeaway is that IoT, despite its technological complexity, continues to drive organizational productivity beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. To advance such growth, consideration needs to be given to several technologies and factors that underpin its success such as artificial intelligence (AI), Edge Computing, Digital Twins, and data security.

Keywords: Architecture/Engineering, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blade/Edge Technology, Cloud & Data Analytics, Construction/New Buildings, Control & Monitoring, Equipment/Sensors, Cybersecurity/Privacy, Employee Productivity, Energy Efficiency/Management, Fire/Life Safety, Internet of Things (IoT), Protocols/Standards, 

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