Once your product is shipping, and for the entire life cycle of your company, you care deeply about the cash float between when you get paid and when you pay your supplier. If your supplier provides 60-90 days of credit and on average you collect payment in less time (known as your average days outstanding), you are in good shape. But if not, this float gets very expensive to fund. Banks will only provide cents on the dollar against existing assets, while equity requires you to give up big chunks of your company just to fund customer demand.
”Massemedierne/Økonomerne/Politikerne ved jo nok, hvad de gør, de er jo uddannede informerede mennesker”, ”Det er nok ikke så slemt”, ”De danske aviser har ikke skrevet om det – ergo er det løgn”, ”Dine kilder passer ikke”, ”Det er ude på overdrevet”, “ekstremt”, “umulig”, etc. – medmindre modtagerens uimodtagelighed, ligegyldighed og metaltræthed over for informationsbombardementet af generelle negative nyheder er sat ind for længst til, at det har nogen interesse (hvor den uformulerede danske følelse oversat ville være: ”Det er for kedeligt”).
Even though IoT is considered completely new, we should remember that it is based on many known technologies. This also means that there are a lot of supporting standards. For example, you can use the IEC-60068 series of standards for environmental testing. These include IEC 60068-2-14 used for environmental testing of thermal shock, IEC 60068-2-30 used for condensation, IEC 60068-2-31 used for mechanical drop testing, and IEC 60068-2-55 used for bounce testing. Finally, you can also look at immunity by using a reverberation chamber. This can be done, for example through IEC 61000-4-21.