Research and analysis

Internet of things: Blackett review

Review exploring how the UK can make best use of the internet of things.


Internet of things: making the most of the second digital revolution

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This report sets out the findings of a review by the Government Chief Scientific Adviser on the internet of things. It looks at:

  • what government can do to help achieve the economic potential of the internet of things
  • how internet of things applications can improve the business of government - maintaining infrastructure and providing public services
  • how we can manage future threats to national security and protect citizens

It recommends 10 actions for government to maximise the opportunities and reduce the risks of these new technologies.

Published 18 December 2014