Blockchain education

Educating articles that help you gain a deeper understanding of blockchain.

Mythbusters for Business Partners: Blockchain facts or fiction

Let’s be honest with each other. How many of you still believe that blockchain technology is Bitcoin? Or that it’s only applicable for cryptocurrency? Well, blockchain has become so much more. The most popular misconception is that Bitcoin equals blockchain. When Bitcoin was the only blockchain, there wasn’t much distinction between the terms. As the […]

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Technology for good: Advancements with social responsibility

Sweden’s blood services agency texts donors when their blood donations save a life. In Australia, underwater robots plant coral “babies” to repopulate the Great Barrier coral reef. IoT-driven, dynamic congestion tolling in the UK has led to the lowest carbon emissions since 1888. Each of these examples underscores the common theme that technology innovations are […]

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Episode 19: Blockchain for education and workforce communities

Listen to this IBM Blockchain Pulse Podcast episode and others on iTunes, Spotify, TuneIn and Stitcher.   Helping education go further Today’s episode of the ​IBM Blockchain Pulse ​podcast features a great conversation with Rick Torres, the CEO and President of National Student Clearinghouse. This is a first for the podcast, as our host Matt […]

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Blockchain — but make it fashion

Perhaps the most widely referenced use case for blockchain is track and trace, the benefits of which have been expounded upon countlessly. Still, how often are these benefits applied to industries outside of banking and manufacturing? Blockchain as a service continues to prove itself across industries, having graduated from successful pilots such as those in […]

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Reshaping the telecommunications ecosystem and business models

The telecommunication industry has a central position in the lives of business and people, sitting at the heart of a world that is becoming more connected every day — more digital and more virtual. In order guarantee innovative communication services like broadband and 4G in the recent past and now 5G, communication providers need to […]

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Blockchain in a nutshell: Building enterprise solutions

In the last few years, many large enterprises have been evaluating permissioned blockchain technologies by conducting limited proof of technologies (PoT) and some of them have gone on to production rollouts of minimum viable products (MVPs). These implementations have been primarily in the area banking, financial services, supply chain and credential management domains. To use […]

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Navigating disruption in complex times

As we enter what the World Economic Forum is calling the Fourth Industrial Revolution, public sector agencies globally are experiencing a series of rapid, momentous changes, the pace and scale of which are unprecedented. Technologically, this era of disruption is attributed to “multiplied innovations,” or quantum leaps in technological advances relating to intelligence, connectivity and […]

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Episode 18: Fostering better collaboration with blockchain

Listen to this IBM Blockchain Pulse Podcast episode and others on iTunes, Spotify, TuneIn and Stitcher.   Blockchain and the disaster relief system Our latest guest is Chelsey Delaney, Global Design Lead for Blockchain Services at IBM, who brings a unique and personal view to the blockchain discussion. Namely, a design-centric view — it’s in […]

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Is there finally a problem big enough for blockchain to solve?

As we break free from the blockchain hype cycle of 2017, we find many people scratching their heads trying to understand where and how blockchain plays a role, yet still struggling to grasp blockchain’s main purpose for being; solving the trust disparity within organizations. If we are to see the adoption of blockchain, the trust […]

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