Cloud Ecosystem


Getting Started with the Internet of Things

Course completed!

Watch Preview
icon enterprise Created with Sketch.
Work for a company?
Try Cloud Academy for Teams!
Grow your team's cloud skill with the Enterprise Training program.

Course Description:

Internet of Things (IoT) is all of the rages nowadays. Internet of Things (IoT) are devices and components that exist all around us in our day to day lives which communicate with and connect through cloud networks and the internet. This includes cellular service in vehicles, specialized thermostats, and health bands that monitor health. This course will provide an introduction to the subject of Internet of Things (IoT) and provide an overall understanding.

Intended audience:

  • This course is geared for anyone currently looking to learn about and get a better understanding of Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Viewers require no previous experience with Internet of Things (IoT) but, having a technical background is helpful.


  • While there are no formal pre-requisites students will benefit from having a basic understanding of cloud computing services
  • Recommended course - Compute Fundamentals

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the purpose and benefits of Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Learn the essentials of where to begin working with Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Learn about the growing challenges of Internet of Things (IoT) along with the predicted growth and projections for the next few years.

This Course Includes:

60 minutes of high-definition video.

What You'll Learn:

  • Course Intro: What to expect from this course.
  • Use Cases: In this lesson, we discuss the variety of ways the Internet of Things is in use.
  • Benefits and Challenges: In this lesson, we discuss the problems solved and created by IoT.
  • Systems Architecture, Components, and Development: In this lesson, we’ll review hardware, tools, languages, platforms, and networking.
  • IoT Demos: In this set of lessons, we dig deeper into the practical uses of IoT. Including, Autodesk Circuits, IoT on AWS, General Electric Predix, and Node Red.
  • Course Conclusion: Summary of everything you’ve learned

Transcripts are available as part of your Cloud Academy membership.

Sign-up for a 7-day free trial