Internet of Things Foundation Certification

The Internet of Things Foundation certification(IoTF) covers the basic concepts, terminology, and key components of IoT. It explains the business perspectives of IoT including the advantages of early adoption and monetization models. It further expands on the technologies enabling IoT and the various challenges to expect. Several scenarios describe the use cases and applications of IoT that result in smart applications and services to inspire organizations making the move to IoT. The certification provides future insights in IoT and forecasts the status of the connected world in 2020.

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Learning Objectives

  • Define concepts and terminologies of IoT.
  • Examine new devices and interfaces that are driving IoT growth.
  • Relate to business perspectives of IoT (advantages of early adoption of IoT technologies).
  • Predict implications of IoT for your business.
  • Examine the role of enabling technologies for IoT, such as cloud computing and Big Data.
  • Identify security and governance issues with IoT.
  • Examine future growth opportunities of IoT in the coming years.
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Module Overview

  • Module 1: Concepts and Terminologies
  • Module 2: Business Orientation
  • Module 3: Basic Building Blocks of IoT–Architecture
  • Module 4: Enabling Technologies of IoT + Lab Activities
  • Module 5: IoT Security and Top Governance Issues
  • Module 6: IoT Case Studies and Future Predictions
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Target Audience

  • Software Engineers
  • Application Developers
  • IT Architects
  • System administrators


There are no formal prerequisites for the exam, but the participants must be conversant with cloud concepts and vocabulary.


Successfully passing (65%) the 75-minute exam, consisting of 25 multiple-choice questions, leads to the Internet of Things Foundation Certification.

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