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Gartner: Launching Gartner’s New Blockchain Key Initiative

Blockchain technology promises a new paradigm in computing that can impact markets, businesses and even society and the hype remains high. Blockchain was the most searched term by our clients on the Gartner research portal in 2017. But, successful implementations are rare and most organizations are just starting to explore how they can make use […]

Microsoft: Decentralized Digital Identities and Blockchain – The Future as We See It

Greetings everyone, I’m Ankur Patel from Microsoft’s Identity Division. It is an awesome privilege to have this opportunity to share some of our learnings and future directions based on our efforts to incubate Blockchain/distributed ledger based Decentralized Identities. What we see As many of you experience every day, the world is undergoing a global digital […]

Blockchain explained: What you can do with this exciting technology everyone is talking about

“Bitcoin” and “blockchain” captured a large part of the conversation in the tech world in 2017, and it will get even more attention this year. Almost everyone seems to be talking about it in one form or another. But what exactly is blockchain? Welcome to blockchain explained — and why it is so exciting. Blockchain […]

Cisco: New-Gen Technologies Make IoT Transformational

Over the last few years, many people—myself included—have been touting the Internet of Things (IoT) as a driving force behind digital transformation. But is IoT by itself truly that transformational? Well, I would argue that it is not. IoT focuses mainly on securely connecting devices that generate data. It is a key element of disruption […]

Blockchain and the Road to Innovation – AWS re:Invent 2017 Video

Amazon Web Services
For many, Blockchain has been a black box with little standardization on how to use the technology. The need to understand a multitude of protocols, consortiums, and services, along with their strengths and weaknesses, makes it difficult to select the best option for individual use cases. The lack of technical maturity leads to an uneasiness […]

VMware: Five Things to Watch for in Open Source

Looking ahead to 2018, interesting problems will continue to find open source solutions. 1. Open Source Blockchain Projects Will Take Off Blockchain technologies are presently infiltrating financial markets but hold the potential to disrupt a host of business processes across industries. Blockchain is unique because it leverages untrustworthy communication channels to create trust between parties […]

Cisco: Top 5 Predictions for Reshaping Value in 2018 and Beyond

Welcome to 2018. My predictions consider what’s happening in technology — and how technology is changing society and business. 1. The Internet of Trust Takes Center Stage By 2020, up to 50 billion devices will connect to the Internet of Things (IoT), generating data and analytics in support of automated and policy-based decisions. These business […]

Microsoft: R3 on Azure: Strengthening our partnership

Blockchain is increasingly prevalent as a topic of interest in our conversations with business leaders. A growing number of our customers and partners are experimenting with the technology as a secure and transparent way to digitally track ownership of assets, and are partnering with Microsoft to build a new class of distributed applications on Azure. […]

Microsoft: Accelerating the adoption of enterprise blockchain

Over the past year, we have had the pleasure of working with several customers on their business initiatives related to blockchain’s technology. During this time, we have been helping them to envision business scenarios, choose the right blockchain protocols and distributed ledgers, and most importantly, develop pilots focused on validating the technology capabilities to provide […]

Forrester: The Blockchain Revolution Will Have To Wait A Little Longer

Forrester Research
The visionaries will forge ahead, those hoping for immediate industry and process transformation will give up. This is the answer I usually give when asked for a one-sentence summary of how I see 2018 shaping up in the blockchain technology arena. Following blockchain technology feels a little like living in two parallel universes: One is […]

Forrester’s Predictions for 2018: A Year Of Reckoning

Forrester Research
When we put together our 2018 predictions, four overarching themes caught my attention: separation, speed, money, and time. Separation. The uncertain fate of many companies seems at odds with the reality that most economies, labor markets, and industries are relatively healthy. But firms born with or driving customer-led, digitally centered strategies are separating themselves from […]

Money 2020: Dell and Blockchain

The Money 2020 conference is in full swing this week, and it is difficult to find a technology more hyped at the event than Blockchain. It promises everything from transforming the banking system to being the “Internet v2.0”. The biggest value of blockchain isn’t in what it is, but in what it enables. One quote […]

Gartner Reveals Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users in 2018 and Beyond

Analysts Explore the Accelerating Pace of Technology Innovation at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017, October 1-5 in Orlando Gartner, Inc. today revealed its top predictions for 2018 and beyond. Gartner’s top predictions will enable organizations to move beyond thinking about mere notions of technology adoption to focus on the issues that surround what it really means to […]

Gartner: Blockchain Pilots Highlight Need for Standards

In July, Marubeni Corporation and Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance completed an international trade transaction using blockchain. Marubeni’s Japanese and Australian entities participated in the transaction, which apparently used Hyperledger Fabric and support by Mizuho. Digitalizing the process on the blockchain reduced the transaction time from days to a couple hours, while reducing labor costs. The advantage […]

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