IT leaders will convene at the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg for the next Innovation Dinner, which will be held on the 25th of November 2015 – and address the theme “Internet of Things: Real World Applications.”
The Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging as the third wave in the development of the Internet. The 1990s’ Internet wave connected 1 billion users while the 2000s’ mobile wave connected another 2 billion. The IoT has the potential to connect 10x as many (28 billion) “things” to the Internet by 2020, ranging from bracelets to cars. Breakthroughs in the cost of sensors, processing power and bandwidth to connect devices are enabling ubiquitous connections right now. Smart products like smart watches and thermostats are already gaining traction as stated in Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research’s report.
This Innovation Dinner, which is sponsored by Business Connexion, will address the many opportunities presented by the evolution of IoT and the challenges ecosystem players need to prepare for in order to maximise the benefits promised by the internet of things.
When it comes to fulfilling business requirements and challenges, Business Connexion provides advanced Information and a Communication Technology (ICT) products, services and solutions.
Business Connexion Group is one of Africa’s leading black-owned ICT services provider, with over 30 years of operational experience. Business Connexion Group runs mission-critical ICT systems and manages products, services and solutions for JSE listed and key public sector organisations, parastatals and small medium-sized enterprises across the world.
Dinner Topics Will Include:
– Internet of Things: Real World Applications
– Overcoming barriers to IoT adoption in the enterprise
– Internet of Things local, regional and global outlook – the possibilities
– Fuelling connectivity – Delivering the spectrum needs of the Internet of Things
– Monetising the Internet of Things & Choosing the right IoT Partner
– Checklist for choosing a tried & tested IoT partner
Innovation Dinner Details:
Date: 25 November 2015
Venue: Michelangelo Hotel – 135 West St, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2196
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About the Innovation Dinner series
The Innovation Dinner series is the premier gathering for IT Executives across all industries in Africa. Designed for Africa’s IT professionals, entrepreneurs and senior business people, the event is a great opportunity for networking, acquiring information and strategic planning.
Corporations that associate themselves with the Innovation Dinner series experience multi-faceted benefits that directly impact their bottom line by allowing them to bond closely with key customer groups that conventional marketing channels cannot offer.