IoT and Data Analytics for Developing Countries from Research to Business Transformation

  • Abdur RahimEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10537)


The Internet of Things (IoT) and data analytics is not just the story for the developed economic countries, but it is rather equality importance for developing nations especially in Africa. The IoT has the tremendous opportunity for the human and economical development. Together with IoT and big data are driving improvements to human economic conditions and wellbeing in healthcare, water, agriculture, natural resource management, resiliency to climate change and energy. This talk will outline the experience from H2020 WAZIUP project, an IoT project for African and with African. Hence the talk will provide the IoT and data analytics movement prospective for the developing countries including the opportunity that offers to developing nations with a specific challenge. The talk also outlines the needs to exploit IoT potential and share IoT Technologies best-practices through the involvement of innovation communities and stakeholder (startup, developer, innovation Hub) from local district, regional, national and international-level.


Africa Internet of things Ecosystem Innovation WAZIUP Open source 



This talk has been produced in the context of the H2020 WAZIUP project. The WAZIUP project consortium would like to acknowledge that the research leading to these results has received funding from the European Unions H2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Grant Agreement H2020-ICT-687607.

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK)/Create-NetTrentoItaly

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