IBM Blockchain is living it up in Las Vegas at IBM InterConnect 2017. Whether you’re joining the crowd in person or participating from home, this guide will help you make sure you don’t miss out on the big announcements and sessions.
These exciting blockchain announcements were made at InterConnect:
IBM announced the new release of IBM Blockchain, the first enterprise-ready blockchain service based on the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric version 1.0. Read the press release.
IBM and Energy-Blockchain Labs announced the creation of a carbon credit management platform, the world’s first blockchain-based green asset management platform based on the open source, openly governed Hyperledger Fabric. Read the press release.
IBM and SecureKey Technologies announced they are working together to enable a new digital identity and attribute sharing network based on IBM Blockchain. Read the press release.
Client stories and use cases
Blockchain is here, now. At InterConnect, several IBM Blockchain clients will be present to discuss their experiences with it. Over the past several months, these industry leaders have been blazing trails through unmarked territory. Now, they’re going to be providing insights garnered from building use cases with blockchain in their respective industries. This is the perfect opportunity to learn about blockchain from the people who are already working with it.
Follow the links to learn more about these clients and then join them at their sessions.
TD Securities is participating in blockchain initiatives and proofs of concept within the financial services industry in Canada.
Mizuho Financial Group established best practices for creating innovative blockchain applications with the IBM Bluemix Garage Method after using it in a project to explore new business opportunities with blockchain technology.
Press release: Mizuho Financial Group and IBM to Test Blockchain Technology for Settlements Using Virtual Currency
The Mahindra Group started evaluating whether blockchain could be leveraged in its diverse group of businesses (automotive, financial services, logistics) one year ago and has since applied it in Mahindra Finance.
Press release: Mahindra and IBM to Develop Blockchain Solution for Supply Chain Finance
Blog post: “Disrupting supply chain financing at Mahindra Group”
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