Blockchain Education

Gain a deeper understanding of blockchain.

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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Blockchain explained: Why it’s not just about Bitcoin

In the webinar series “Now Being Served”, my colleagues and I answered questions about blockchain with the goal of getting blockchain explained in a way that was both precise and relatable. Do I really need a cryptocurrency to run a Blockchain? This is one of those questions I hear from clients regularly. It’s not a […]

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The top 10 blockchain skills you need to develop

The lack of blockchain skills is a top concern and significant inhibitor to blockchain adoption in companies across a variety of industries. According to Bloomberg, blockchain-related job postings on LinkedIn increased four-fold in 2017. If you are new to blockchain and wonder what it takes to build the skills and habits necessary to be a […]

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Top five blockchain benefits transforming your industry

Learn where you can find IBM Blockchain at Think 2018 Across global supply chains, financial services, healthcare, government and many other industries, innovators are exploring ways to use blockchain to disrupt and transform traditional business models. Many industry leaders have already achieved significant business benefits, including greater transparency, enhanced security, improved traceability, increased efficiency and […]

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Who has the power in enterprise blockchains?

Stretching well beyond the technology that enterprise blockchain networks bring, choosing a governance model that is right for you and your organization is critical to business success. Many organizations spend the great bulk of their time fleshing out the correct governance models for their consortiums, ensuring that the correct parties have the access they both […]

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Leveraging blockchain from transactions to returns

The holiday season may feel ages ago, but retailers can’t let their guards down yet. From returns and exchanges, to everyday measures like ensuring the quality of the products they sell, competitive pricing and managing supply and demand, retailers are shining a spotlight this coming year on their supply chains. Retail stores know merchandise returns […]

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Blockchain, disruption, and the financial services landscape

The buzz and energy surrounding blockchain technology is apparent no matter what type of media is analyzed, what industry is examined, or whether the organization is a startup or established incumbent. It can be difficult to distinguish what it means for you and your business, and, specifically, what this platform means for finance moving forward. […]

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