topic 4: Networked enterprise software (IoT, API, Industry 4.0)
Question: How capable of quick interlinking will business software be in order to cope with the future quantities of data from the internet of things (IoT)?
The technical problem of the interlinking of business software applications (within a company as well as between companies and also in mobile scenarios) can be regarded today as solved. However there are still problems in Germany with the expansion of the networks. We must point out the importance of the nationwide provision of networks, addressing politics in particular. In the area of the “internet of things” (IoT) there is a whole range of technical platforms that connect and administer the most various range of “things”. In 2018 therefore, the focus will shift away from the technology and more towards IoT user scenarios.