Why wait for the IoT?

Guest post by Rob van de Linden, CEO of Ciseco, in the IoT SIG of the UK Technology Strategy Board: 
 As a researcher, research director, and CTO, I have been privileged to have witnessed the birth of the Internet of Communications, the Internet of Programs (distributed computing), the Internet of Data (the web) and the Internet of People (Social Networks). In each case, the impact on business has been beyond any early expectations.