blockchain

Using blockchain, FreshTurf simplifies package delivery in Singapore

Waiting for a package to be delivered can be frustrating. Deliveries mostly happen during work hours, so customers often miss the delivery window, then worry that their packages aren’t safe. To make online shopping more convenient, the Singaporean government created a nationwide system of delivery lockers from which the public can retrieve packages ordered online. […]

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How’s your cloud confidence?

I learned a lot at IBM InterConnect this year, but most importantly, I learned how cloud computing and having super powers are surprisingly similar concepts. I had a great time speaking with clients at the Cloud Confidence Center on the concourse. The central feature of the space was our cloud story string board, which was […]

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Creating connections with the HatsOff mobile app

This is the third part in a series about a group of competitors in the Connect to Cognitive Build contest. Read the first part to find out how the team developed the idea for the HatsOff app and the second part about design. Our app that rewards kindness, #Hatsoff, is on the verge of becoming […]

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Bringing an app that rewards kindness to life

This is the second part in a series about a group of competitors in the Connect to Cognitive Build contest. Read the first part to find out how the team developed the idea for the HatsOff app. The hard decisions started almost immediately after we hit the submit button. After getting through that first level […]

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Crédit Mutuel Arkéa breaks new ground in France with blockchain

With blockchain, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa saw an opportunity to make application processes easier for customers and staff by creating a single, cross-business know-your-customer (KYC) platform. The bank’s numerous divisions had no way of sharing KYC documents. If a customer provided a passport or other identification to open a new life insurance policy with Crédit Mutuel […]

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Can’t-miss Innovation Talks, only at IBM InterConnect 2017

Are you interested in hot-button issues like cyberbullying, fake news, blockchain and cyberwarfare? Then you can’t afford to miss the all-new Innovation Talks at IBM InterConnect 2017. On March 19 through 23, thousands of the best and brightest in cloud computing will gather in Las Vegas for our annual gathering of innovators, thought leaders, academics […]

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5 must-haves for building the right cloud from Elevate NYC 2016

A few years ago, the question facing IT leaders was, “Are you moving to the cloud?” Now, the question has become, “Are you getting the most out of your cloud?” Organizations in every part of the economy — from retail and finance to government and education —  have adopted the cloud as an integral part […]

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Is your cloud strategy ready for the cognitive era?

This morning, IBM World of Watson 2016 welcomed thousands to explore the latest developments in the cognitive era of computing. Conversations are buzzing about the intelligence that will reshape the trajectory of business. I’m here on the ground, and the energy is electrifying.  Cognitive capabilities, endless possibilities   World of Watson spotlights the future of cognitive […]

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Bringing secure blockchain services to the cloud

Blockchain has a number of different uses, but some users are hesitant to dive in because of security concerns. In some cases, the decentralized control of the system—a permissionless database with an ever-growing list of data records—could leave back doors open for unauthorized access. IBM is looking to alleviate those concerns with a new, cloud-based […]

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What’s all the hype about developing on Blockchain?

When we transfer money between countries or between banks, register a car or even buy property, we’re still pushing archaic manual procedures through a network made of wires. Blockchain has the potential to change all of that. Blockchain is popularly known as the technological foundation behind Bitcoin, the crypto currency that has been the subject […]

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Bringing blockchain to the cloud

Blockchain is all about encryption and secure transactions. That is the message IBM is delivering with its new, cloud-based blockchain offerings aimed at bringing large enterprises onboard with the technology for digital, financial transactions using encrypted database architecture. The new offerings give organizations the opportunity to quickly deploy blockchain networks to be deployed in minutes […]

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Blockchain: The next revolution

Over the past few decades, we’ve experienced profound changes in several industries, but what about the financial industry? There is no doubt that the computerization of banks in the 1960s transformed the industry at the time. The way financial transactions were made changed completely, but bank processes themselves, not so much. Can we imagine a […]

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