MachNation IoT Test Environment (MIT-E) is an IoT platform test and comparison lab run by MachNation. In MIT-E, MachNation tests, scores and summarizes the quality of platform features and usability characteristics. MachNation conducts 71 tests (referred to as tasks in MachNation nomenclature) across 9 evaluation categories.
Currently tested evaluation categories include access control, analytics, comprehensive evaluation, data management, device management, event processing, external integration, monitoring and usability.
This document focuses on usability.
MachNation ran 7 tests associated with IoT platform usability. The 7 tests covered aspects of developer usability and operator/administrator usability.
MachNation defines usability as the overall ease of use of a platform with emphasis placed on developer enablement through vendor-provided documentation, tools and platform functionality.
This report contains hands-on usability test results from 11 IoT platform vendors: Altizon, Amazon, Bosch, GE, Google, IBM, Litmus Automation, Microsoft, Sierra Wireless, Software AG and Thingsboard.
Full report (Client-only access): Usability: IoT Platform Comparison from MachNation MIT-E