IT Openness Certification

Building Trust and Reliability: Certifying IT Openness

Under the patronage of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) the prostep ivip association decided to to take the next level for realizing IT Openness: Accredited Certification of IT Openness. The mature basis for this undertaking is formed by prostep ivip’s unique openness initiative CPO.
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German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) officially announced its patronage for the prostep ivip Interoperability Initiative

BMWi grants CPO-Patronage

For realizing Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT) successful, fast and global, IT systems have to be interoperable. For this, the technological challenge is to establish interoperability, the political one is to establish trust into the simple application of the systems. An interoperability certification can facilitate this.

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Ready for Openness

Survey: Industrial Readiness for Openness

At the prostep ivip symposium 2016 Helmut Schütt, CIO Commercial Vehicles Trucks Buses & Vans at Daimler, made it pretty clear:

No one can live shut off from the rest of the world any more. Openness is crucial. We expect genuinely open systems because we must be able to integrate components from different vendors on the basis of open standards.

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