BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT published a range of materials over the fortnight of 20-31 October 2014 to establish the issues we will face in the fast-developing area of the Internet of Things.

IoT roundtable discussion
20 October 2014

Part 1 of the IoT debate

Part 2

Part 2 of the IoT debate

Part 3

Part 3 of the IoT debate

IoT Q and A
21 October 2014

Q and A session

IoT Interview: Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino
22 October 2014

Interview with Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino

IoT Interview: Gareth Baxendale
23 October 2014

Interview with Gareth Baxendale

IoT Interview: Chris Yapp
24 October 2014

Interview with Chris Yapp

IoT Interview: Rick Chandler
27 October 2014

Interview with Rick Chandler

IoT Interview: Simon Rice
28 October 2014

Interview with Simon Rice

IoT: Health, ethics, benefits, fears... and more
29 October 2014

Cisco believes will have 50 billion devices connected to the internet of things (IoT) by 2020. The popular view seems to veer between visions of beneficial 24/7 health monitoring to a fear that we may be sleepwalking into Orwell’s 1984. Brian Runciman MBCS looks at the IoT and some comments from a recent BCS survey on the subject.
Read the Health, ethics benefits, fears article

IoT: Benefits versus privacy
30 October 2014

Report on BCS-led panel at the Conservative Party conference (PDF)

IoT: Benefits versus privacy
31 October 2014

Report on BCS-led panel at the Labour Party conference (PDF)