Hyperledger Fabric: Are we there yet?

It has been just over a year since IBM and 29 other companies formally established Hyperledger at the Linux Foundation, and the Hyperledger Fabric project will soon release its first major release: v1.0. Hyperledger was created to provide open governance for the development of blockchain and distributed ledger technology for the enterprise. It has certainly […]

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Hyperledger Composer – driving faster blockchain value

Dan is feeling particularly elated and it’s all thanks to Hyperledger Composer. This is his third blockchain project as scrum master and it’s always a thrill to deliver the end of project demonstration but this one has been special! It’s the first project Dan has delivered using Hyperledger Composer and he’s amazed at how quickly […]

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Why blockchain will be a hot topic at IBM InterConnect

Imagine a world where you could go to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and be out in ten minutes. Better yet, imagine a world where you no longer need to go to the DMV for anything. You don’t need to spend 45 minutes on the phone with your insurance company to get one piece […]

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Meet Alex Tapscott: Learn about the Blockchain Revolution

The blockchain revolution has the potential to transform our lives. By enabling organizations and institutions to transact with less friction and more trust, blockchain technologies will usher in the next era of the Internet. It is being said that blockchain will do for transactions what the internet did for information. Right now, blockchain is helping reshape […]

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Blockchain for government: Building trust, demolishing bureaucracy

To build trust, governments strive to be as open, transparent and collaborative as possible and blockchain may be a key tool. To demolish bureaucracy, they seek to streamline citizen interaction, financial transactions and contract management. All too often, they fall short of their own ambitions on both counts. In a recent IBV Study “Building trust […]

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Advancing blockchain in the new digital economy with Fordham, IBM and cyber leaders

Blockchain in the new digital economy has the potential to ensure a safe and sustainable cyber-physical-social ecosystem which is densely instrumented, closely interconnected and interoperable. Blockchain is a vast database with a digital timestamp within a million computers all over the world. This distributed ledger stores transactions of value — assets, information, money or records. […]

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FinTech Ideas Festival kicks off blockchain momentum in 2017

“Blockchain is so profound it will do for trusted transactions what the internet did for information”.  –Ginni Rometty, FinTech Ideas Festival Keynote, 2017 An invite-only event, the FinTech Ideas Festival was held in San Francisco earlier this week, featuring influencers from some of the most innovative players in the financial services industry: Google, Paypal, Visa, […]

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Blockchain momentum rallies healthcare

In 2016, we saw a wave of interest and investment targeted at blockchain applications for the financial services industry. As the year comes to a close, that same momentum is carrying blockchain beyond the boundaries of financial services to drive forward another industry; healthcare. In recent study, the IBM Institute for Business Values indicated that […]

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Leveraging blockchain to improve food supply chain traceability

Food supply chain tracking and authentication, to truly understand provenance, is critical to finding and helping to address sources of contamination in the food supply chain worldwide. In October, Walmart, IBM and Tsinghua University signed an agreement to explore food supply chain traceability and authenticity using blockchain technology. The project comes as Walmart announced its new […]

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