CeBIT Global Event for Digital Business March 14-18

cb_logo_colCeBIT is the world’s foremost event for everything of key importance to digitalization. This combined exhibition and conference – staged annually in Hannover, Germany – features global corporations, SMEs, startups and myriad other businesses and organizations intent on providing answers to the challenges of today’s digital economy in fields such as Big Data & Analytics, Cloud Applications, Mobile Solutions, Social Business, IT Security and the Internet of Things. The high-tech nation to be featured as the official Partner Country at CeBIT 2016 is Switzerland. In a series of keynotes and forums, the parallel CeBIT Global Conferences explore the hottest topics and trends shaping the industry. The lead theme chosen for the upcoming show is “d!conomy: join – create – succeed.”  Numerous special events are to be staged in collaboration with the Salesforce World Tour as the official partner of CeBIT 2016. For more about CeBIT, visit

Richard Nicholson, OSGi Alliance board member and former president, will present “Business and IoT -Economic Alchemy or Another Anticlimax?” at CeBIT on Tuesday, March 15, at 1:30 p.m.  His presentation will review the fundamental characteristics required for any pervasive IoT solution to transform markets and businesses, and he will discuss the central importance of an industry standard for software modularity.