SAP starts a new short openSAP course regarding the concepts of 'The Internet Of Things' and its impact on our society, buinessess and people.
The Internet of Things is believed to start the next industrial era with a dramatic impact on our society, it's people and how enterprises will conduct business and will interact with their customers.
The technological advancements in the recent years regarding 'big data', 'wireless communications', 'sensors', etc ... have made this evolution possible and we are only at the beginning ...
The HANA platform is of course the ideal technological component to enable the huge amount of real-time communication & data interpretations which is required to enable 'Iot'.
An interesting executive summary can be found here.