blockchain business network

A legal perspective on blockchain-anchored business networks

Business law, legal considerations and regulatory compliance are important to setting up and running an enterprise business. The blockchain business network enables enterprises to interact among their stakeholders across geography with trust and traceability. Hence, it is important that the blockchain business network comply with a required set of business laws, geography-specific standards, a global […]

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A look at the business in blockchain-anchored business networks

In building a blockchain platform-centric business network, it is very important to articulate and actualize the value for all stakeholders on that network. In our previous post, we discussed how important trust is to building these networks and the key role blockchain plays to enable trust and transparency for all participants. We also laid out […]

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Four reasons why blockchain startups and corporates should collaborate

Blockchain is still in the early days of enterprise adoption. To tackle this head on, IBM recently launched the new Columbia | IBM Blockchain Accelerator, which is a non-dilutive set of programs for building and scaling successful enterprise blockchain companies globally. The core component of these programs is enabling the successful collaboration between startups and […]

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Blockchain as a cross-domain security solution

By design, a blockchain business network securely shares information between different organizations by distributing ledger transactions to peer nodes located throughout the business network, including nodes physically located within a competing organization’s security environment and domain. The same blockchain security design features that enable these secure cross-organizational information transfers are also ideally suited to ensure […]

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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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