Anubha Jain
IIS (deemed to be University) (IN)


Dr. Anubha Jain is working as a Director, School of Computer Science & IT at The IIS University, located in Jaipur, India. An academician for the last 23 years, she has actively contributed in teaching, industry and R&D. She completed her PhD in the field of Information Retrieval and Information Architecture. Her research interests include Soft Computing, Computational Studies, Deep Learning and Software Testing. She has authored nine books and has contributed many chapters in edited books. She has also published a number of papers at national as well as international level. She is a reviewer for many journals and leading book houses and is associated with different academic bodies in diverse capacities including being the convener of Board of Studies, member of Academic Council, Curriculum Committees, etc. She has led a diverse team and has been instrumental in starting new courses both at the Undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Being an advocate of green practices, she is one of the speakers at the International speakers’ bureau, Green Software Foundation. She is a regular speaker at national and international conferences, workshops and seminars. Internationally, she has presented her paper on “Green IOT – towards a sustainable, smarter and safer world” in 2022 at QA&Test, Bilbao. Earlier, she has presented on the topics “Searching Lost QA in DevOps World” and “Internet of Things – Testing the Experience” in the same conference in 2018 and 2016 respectively.

About the Presentation

Testing the ˝Greenness˝ in Green IoT
Session Speech


Green IoT is an emerging technology that combines the principles of environmental sustainability and energy efficiency with the Internet of Things (IoT). With the increasing demand for environmentally conscious products and services, Green IoT has the potential to revolutionize the way we interact with our surroundings and reduce the environmental impact of our activities. However, to fully realize the potential of Green IoT, it is essential to measure its ”greenness” and evaluate its impact on the environment.

Measuring the greenness of Green IoT requires a holistic approach that takes into account various factors such as energy consumption, environmental impact, and user satisfaction. It involves defining and tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) that can be used to evaluate the system’s energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, and overall effectiveness. These KPIs can include metrics such as power consumption, network performance, environmental conditions, system performance, and user satisfaction. Power usage effectiveness (PUE) and energy efficiency ratios (EER) can be employed to quantify the energy efficiency of Green IoT systems. Additionally, monitoring the energy consumption of individual components, such as sensors, gateways, and communication modules, provides insights into areas that require optimization. To measure the greenness of Green IoT, it is also important to use appropriate testing techniques and tools. This can include using energy profiling tools to monitor the energy consumption of the system, simulating different usage scenarios to evaluate its performance under different conditions, and performing user testing to evaluate its usability and effectiveness. In conclusion, measuring the greenness of Green IoT is a critical step in ensuring its success and sustainability. By using a holistic approach and appropriate testing techniques, we can evaluate its impact on the environment and make informed decisions that promote energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, and user satisfaction.

To measure the greenness of Green IoT effectively, a combination of qualitative and quantitative measures is necessary. Data collection from real-world deployments, simulation-based testing, and energy profiling can provide valuable insights into the system’s performance and environmental impact. Collaboration with third-party certification bodies or adherence to established standards and frameworks, such as Energy Star, RoHS, or LEED, can further validate the greenness of Green IoT solutions.
I will discuss different testing types in context of measuring the ”Greenness”.
Then, I will cover the test environment and test data requirements which are necessary to perform above mentioned tests. This will be followed by explaining different metrics that can be used to measure the ”greenness”. By measuring these metrics and tracking improvements over time, one can evaluate the effectiveness of the Green IoT system in promoting greenness and identify areas for further improvement. In conclusion, measuring the greenness of Green IoT systems is a multifaceted endeavour. By employing comprehensive metrics, monitoring energy consumption, assessing environmental impact, and ensuring sustainability throughout the lifecycle, we can effectively evaluate and advance the greenness of Green IoT initiatives, promoting a more energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable future. 

Let’s use technology to make the world a safer, smarter and green place to live.