South Africa


Report-back on IOTIC’s second Connected Things Forum in Cape Town

A most sincere thanks to all of you from the IOTIC membership that took the time out to attend this event on December 5th 2019, and your support for the IOT Industry Council.  It was a great event –  around 45 people attended, and some very interesting content presented. Ian Merrington, CEO of CITI (Cape Innovation &…
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Report-back on the IOTIC’s first Connected Things Forum (Johannesburg, Aug ’19)

The first ever Connected Things Forum took place at the Microsoft Campus in Bryanston, Johannesburg, on the 13th of August 2019, with over 100 people in attendance — IOT industry players, analysts, and some businesses keen to hear about where things are going. Master of Ceremonies was Patrick Shields, CTO Africa of Software AG  (and…
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‘Connected Things Forum’ Brings Together SA’s IOT Industry Players on 13th August

First public event of the newly formed IOT Industry Council, by and for the technology companies that create the Internet of Things solutions that already make a R28-billion market The first Connected Things Forum happens on Tuesday, 13th August, featuring three streams: predictions for the future, the IOT world right now, and IOT as a…
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IOT Industry Council constituted as non-profit organisation

South Africa’s first industry body for the Internet of Things – the IOT Industry Council – formed, backed by leading tech players Local and international industry leaders work together to advocate for this transformative technology, drive best practices and grow expertise The IOT Industry Council of South Africa (IOTIC) announced today that it has been formally constituted…
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IOT Explained for the CFO In Just Six Short Words

Better resourcing, reduced waste, managed risk through the Internet of Things When you boil it right down, the primary responsibility of the corporate Chief Financial Officer comes down to a few short words. “Allocate resources well, reduce waste and manage risk”. For CFOs and the finance leadership in organisations, someone raising the overhyped term “Internet…
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The IOT-IC of South Africa will launch soon.

We’re putting the final touches on the Council, bringing on board our founder members, and will launch soon.