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Software AG announces student registrations are open for its second IoT Academy across META

Software AG announces student registrations are open for its second IoT Academy across META

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Software AG, has opened registrations for its IoT Academy, following the astounding success of its inaugural programme in 2022 in UAE. In its second year, the programme, themed under simplifying a sustainable tomorrow to help developers build IoT systems on sustainability principles, extends registrations to professionals, students, tech enthusiasts and freelancers from the entire region of Middle East and Turkey.

The programme equips learners with skills and knowledge to address the 21st century industrial revolution over a 16-week IoT-focused curriculum for all participants. The inaugural batch of 150 students and professionals in 2022 graduated with IoT expertise certifications across 32 public, private entities and universities from UAE.

The IoT Academy by Software AG for Middle East and Turkey, is an annual certification programme that started in 2022 for enthusiasts seeking to learn about this cutting-edge technology. The programme equips participants with the understanding of IoT technologies through practical action and implementation tools to lead IoT-based transformations.

Participants from the 2022 edition of the academy programme included executives from Moro Hub, Vision Valley, Cognit DX and students from University of Dubai who developed successful smart city IoT use cases such as Traffic Management, Rainwater harvesting, E-stations and Smart asset management.

Participants in the programme complete 15 weeks of intensive IoT-focused courses, divided into four modules: market, technical, project, and practical, consisting of live workshops and a techathon of use case designs to complete the course and receive Software AG credentials. Software AG provides participants with the technology and architecture required for the programme. The courses are led by global and regional Software AG and external industry IoT experts.

With diverse IoT applications and several vertical IoT deployments emerging, the programme encourages participants to emphasise on new ways thinking, adapting to new industry norms and deployments of IoT technologies that establish the benchmark for industries globally and gain the ability to build real-world applications on sustainability and other pressing business cases. The course centres on general and specific IoT market intelligence, trends and market growth opportunities, go-to-market strategies, sales and technical workshops.

The IoT Academy is a parallel step in this direction to equip IoT aspirants and future workforce with expert level capabilities required to innovate, build mission-critical functions founded on IoT and future become IoT leaders. Software AG remains committed in its goals to build advanced IoT ecosystems and support the future of digital transformation as the world moves towards a robust digital economy.

Acting on the regions’ objectives and the company’s global agenda, the training programme fosters sustainable talent development to master transition to 4IR best practices. It also aims to narrow and alleviate the skills gap and maximise potential of this technology through experiences of transforming real-world objects into smart objects.

The certifications and badges awarded by Software AG enable students use their skills in regional and international markets. Participants also benefit from Software AG’s learning platform for specific certifications designed for each profile. As per recent reports from Gartner, Forrester and MachNation, Software AG is named as the leader in the IoT.

“The industrial revolution 4.0 will increase the adoption of IoT technologies to spur new opportunities,” said Rami Kichli, Senior Vice President, Middle East and Turkey, Software AG.

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