Blockchain in finance: How far we’ve come

Professionally, one of the most exciting aspects of working on blockchain technology is finding out on a daily basis the opportunities available for me to influence so many things. These include the evolution of blockchain platforms, protocols, consensus algorithms, ledger models and message propagation algorithms, and the evolution of advanced financial applications as a direct result of blockchain enablement. But what […]

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Blockchain highlights and replays from IBM InterConnect

Last week, attendees at IBM InterConnect 2017 got to learn more about advances being made in security, cloud and mobile. Through use cases and demos, they saw how emerging technologies are being leveraged in various implementations. One of the hot topics this year was blockchain, the distributed ledger technology underlying Bitcoin that is now making […]

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IBM InterConnect: Blockchain in enterprise ecosystems

In the words of Jerry Cuomo, Vice President of Blockchain Technologies at IBM, “Blockchain is a team sport. Your business thrives because it’s part of an ecosystem of interconnected businesses.” He said this during the blockchain keynote at IBM InterConnect 2017, and over the course of the conference I’ve come to agree with him. Blockchain […]

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IBM InterConnect: Reimagine your industry with blockchain

IBM clients are speaking out about their blockchain projects and implementations. Over the past several days of IBM InterConnect, I’ve gotten to see how they are reimagining business networks and processes in their industries with this new technology. Blockchain transforms financial institutions Distributed and decentralized ledgers are the records of the future. Their shared nature […]

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IBM InterConnect highlights: Blockchain is here, now!

Blockchain is already here. It is no longer an abstract concept and it is no longer relevant only to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. In the first couple days of IBM InterConnect 2017, that fact has been made abundantly clear. Blockchain transforms business processes Business networks are home to various participants: customers, suppliers, banks, partners and others. […]

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Your guide to everything blockchain at IBM InterConnect 2017

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. Announcements These exciting blockchain announcements were made at InterConnect: IBM announced the new release […]

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Disrupting supply chain financing with blockchain at Mahindra

At Mahindra, we operate in a wide spectrum of industries — from automotive and farm equipment, to financing, IT services, hospitality and clean energy. Our “Rise” values and the spirit of entrepreneurship, drive innovation and creation of industry-leading brands. We strive to stay ahead of the technology curve and maintain a start-up mindset. It was […]

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Highlights of the first blockchain hack at SXSW

They came. They hacked. Of the 23 teams formed, about 18 walked away from South by Southwest Hackathon with working demos. The South by Southwest (SXSW) Hackathon — held March 14 – 15 at TechSpace in Austin — was a great opportunity for developers, hackers and tech enthusiasts to innovate within the music, film, virtual […]

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Hangout: Hot topics for blockchain at IBM InterConnect 2017

Blockchain is on the brink of becoming one of the most transformational transactional technologies this year and will be a major topic next week, 19 – 23 March, during IBM InterConnect 2017 in Las Vegas. What was once billed as the future of the internet, is now a current reality with many institutions already transforming […]

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