Blockchain Developers

Resources, guides and tips for developers looking to build blockchain applications and networks.

Securing your cross-domain file transfers with blockchain

As I discussed in a previous article, a Hyperledger Fabric (HLF) blockchain network hosted on a high assurance platform is well suited for secure information exchanges across network security domains — for example, exchanging unclassified information between a classified and unclassified network. However, when the information exchanged includes image, video, audio or other large file […]

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Blockchain from abstract to practical: Bringing it all together

In the last post, I covered abstract concepts, such as the value of data in relation to blockchain, and the necessity of strong networks. Now, I want to move from the abstract towards the concrete, and discuss how blockchain is maturing, what this means for our business networks, and the questions we must ask as […]

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The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric enables confidentiality in blockchain for business

The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric is one of the various Hyperledger projects and represents a blockchain for business framework implementation. It’s a permissioned distributed ledger that supports desired enterprise capabilities such as smart contracts, consensus, confidentiality, resiliency and scalability. In this article I will focus on confidentiality, defined as the ability to control access to sensitive […]

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Starting your business at the speed of blockchain

According to the World Bank’s latest Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs report, the largest number of reforms made in the past 15 years aimed at facilitating the requirements for starting a business, with 626 reforms recorded in the past 15 years. As it stands, the time needed to start a new small or […]

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Blockchain from abstract to practical: Data is the basis for all

To bring blockchain concepts to life, we must look at the new technology through a conceptual lens to explore the promising disruptive qualities that are present at its very core. My team and I not only seek to build the next generation of technology, but we also take time to think about how to maximize […]

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How IBM is helping establish, evolve and extend blockchain networks

The digital economy has made trust more important than ever. Without trust and transparency, vast amounts of value are trapped and siloed inside business processes and organizations. That’s why blockchain is quickly moving mainstream as an important new way to instill trust into transactions and entire business processes. Interest in blockchain has never been greater, […]

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Top 5 questions for choosing a blockchain technology

As the market around blockchain continues to grow, a range of different distributed ledger technologies are becoming available for enterprise users to apply blockchain. When looking at your options, it is important to note that certain protocols are suited to certain use cases, and time-to-value can be accelerated by leveraging existing networks that already exist. […]

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Getting started on the IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan

Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, is transforming the way people transact. But how do you get started putting blockchain to work for your business? This seems to be a question that both executives and developers are struggling with, so I’m going to provide a three-step guide to help you learn how to take an idea […]

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Blockchain for intelligence supply chains

Blockchain use cases for supply chains are typically associated with traditional commerce, using a distributed ledger to secure and accelerate the sequence of processes, resources and material that produce and distribute goods or services for consumption. But intelligence production and dissemination — commonly understood as collecting information of law enforcement, military or political value — […]

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