IoF2020: Interoperability for Internet of Agriculture

by Vik Vandecaveye, CNH Industrial

IoF2020 is a large scale pilot funded by the European Commission to foster the development and market implementation of internet of things in agriculture and digital farming. Interoperability is a key enabler to make the data exchange and value creation of new technologies flourish.


About Vik Vandecaveye

Vik Vandecaveye has a Sonology degree from the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, and a Masters in Industrial Business Administration from the University of Ghent. After running his own start-up in streaming internet services, he joined CNH Industrial in the supply chain department, where he took care of data management at all levels of planning and execution. He continued with executive reporting, and expanded into market intelligence and econometric modelling.

Vik Vandecaveye was at the birth of a business unit for precision agriculture. He designed the strategy for connectivity and analytics. His personal mission is to build the agricultural data eco-system with many stakeholders of the value chain. Vik chairs the “Digital Farming” workgroup in CEMA, the voice of the Agricultural Machinery in Europe.

About CNH Industrial

CNH Industrial is a global leader in the capital goods sector that, through its various businesses, designs, produces and sells agricultural and construction equipment, trucks, commercial vehicles, buses and specialty vehicles, in addition to a broad portfolio of powertrain applications.

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