Industrial Internet Consortium, Industrial Value Chain Initiative sign MoU

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and the Industrial Value Chain Initiative (IVI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), the entities said.

Under the agreement, the IIC and the IVI will work together to align efforts to maximize interoperability, portability, security and privacy for the industrial Internet.

The Liaison Working Group is the gateway for formal relationships with standards and open-source organizations, consortia, alliances, certification and testing bodies and government entities/agencies. The agreement with the IVI is one of a number of agreements made by the IIC´s Liaison Working Group. For a list of current liaisons, click here.

The Cross Industry Committee (CIC) of IVI, chaired by Hatsuko Kouroku, is the contact point for formal relationships with other IIoT initiatives. As a next step, the CIC and the Liaison Working Group of the IIC have cooperatively targeted a joint workshop on June 8, 2017 at Tokyo Big Sight to share use case information. For the latest list and the brief introduction of IVI´s use cases, click here.

The Industrial Value Chain Initiative (IVI), based in Japan, is a forum consisting of industrial and academic members that works on promotion of smart manufacturing for connected industries. It aims at fostering ecosystems by activities including provision of support to workgroups made up of member companies/organizations for creating use cases, coordination of platforms to provide the workgroups with solutions and compilation of specifications at different granularity from requirement specification of each workgroup to a reference architecture.

The Industrial Internet Consortium is the world´s organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things. Our mission is to deliver a trustworthy Industrial Internet of Things in which the world´s systems and devices are securely connected and controlled to deliver transformational outcomes. The Industrial Internet Consortium is managed by the Object Management Group (OMG).