Software AG announced the region’s first IoT academy, aimed at providing learners with the knowledge and skills to create and lead IoT-based transformations, drive the tech industry, and drive IoT adoption. Each program will feature 12 weeks of IoT-focused crash courses and live workshops with an exciting techathon finale of Software AG’s use case designs and credentials for attendees.
Launched in January 2022, the academy is in line with the UAE’s vision to build a knowledge-based economy and the most advanced IoT ecosystem. Sessions will take place every two years, providing a wealth of learning opportunities to foster widespread adoption of this dynamic technology among professionals, students as well as tech enthusiasts and freelancers. Software AG will provide participants with the devices, technology and architecture required for this program.
The program will be led by global and regional IoT experts from Software AG and is open to students and professionals. industry application, followed by all categories of IoT enthusiasts. The program also aims to continue to bridge the gap between academia and industry – an area of focus for Software AG globally.
Rami Kichli, Vice President, Gulf and Levant, Software AG, said: “We aim to prepare the IoT ecosystem for this digitally transforming world of smart cities. Digitization is accelerating at an unprecedented rate and the IoT will play a vital role in radically changing the course of business. The academy is well positioned to prepare learners of this new technology to take on IoT intensive digital transformation roles and projects in the UAE.
Kichli added: “We are committed to building the cities of the future. This initiative reinforces our commitment to facilitate the UAE’s revolutionary agenda to drive its digital future. “
Classes will focus on general and specific IoT market information, market growth trends and opportunities, go-to-market strategies, sales, and technical workshops. In addition, participants will have access to Software AG’s learning platform for specific certifications designed for each profile, profession and technique.
The certifications and badges awarded by Software AG will help students use their skills in regional and international markets.
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