About the IOTIC
The IOT Industry Council aims to accelerate the uptake of IOT technologies in southern Africa. It promotes technical excellence and adoption of best practices and standards, by bringing together industry players, educational institutions, public sector organisations and technology users in a co-operative ecosystem.
Bringing IOT to your business
Now we can transmit real-time, real-world data into powerful computer systems to give us greater visibility into our environment, validate the information we gather, and make accurate predictions about what is to come. Found out more about how IOT technology can benefit your business.
Benefits of joining
• Match-make buyers and sellers
• Share technical and business resources in implementation, security, resilience, privacy and governance
• Resolve differences, address challenges and develop programmes that drive the industry forward.
IOT in a nutshell
Why is the Internet of Things so exciting?
IOT is a transformational technology that if properly and enthusiastically adopted can ensure South African businesses, manufacturers, agriculture producers can be globally and rtegionally competitive
The technology opens many opportunities for smaller entrepreneurial business to build tech and create solutions that can drive growth in the SA economy
How IOT will take SA forward
IOT technology will make businesses/farms/government departments more efficient and better managed. It is a technology for all to embrace –
it does not replace people or threaten jobs, but makes people more aware of their enviornment.
A key to SA becoming a leader in adopting IOT is driving industry best practices and standards, helping companies in their adherence to regulations. This includes data privacy, health & safety issues, environmental conditions and more.
The IOT Industry Council is the trusted advisor to enterprises, tech startups and national and local government in they accelerate their adoption of IOT.
The IOT Industry’s Voice
The IOTIC acts as a collective voice for the industry to represent its interests to media, analysts/research companies, industry events, public policy and government
Help You Find Solutions
The IOTIC publicises the solutions and technology that are being created and integrated in South Africa, by South African companies.
The IOTIC’s role is to build confidence in this industry and its players that can provide world-class solutions.
The IOTIC works with relevant regulatory and standards bodies to create a set of norms and standards to give this new tech ever greater credibility. This includes driving best practices in security, resilience, privacy, and other key issues.
Build SA’s Skills
The IOTIC liaises with and supports related industry and enthusiast groups to build technology and engineering skills, and with government departments to form bridges between private and public sector.
It creates resources to promote access to relevant standards to ensure regulatory compliance and professionalism.
Our Executive Committee is made up of volunteers from our membership that have made a commitment to accelerating the goals of the IOT Industry Council. Read more about these individuals and what drives them.
The IOT Industry Council is an active organisation that promotes exciting new technologies and effective solutions that will make South Africa a better place for all. See our latest press releases, announcements and white papers.