Blockchain

COVID-19 has accelerated the development and use of emerging technology across industries. For blockchain technology to scale in its next phase, global alignment between the public and private...
May 25, 2020
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The pressure created by the COVID-19 outbreak on global trade systems highlights an urgent need for global cooperation to maintain and strengthen the resilience of international supply chains. To...
May 04, 2020
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Through 2022, 80% of supply chain blockchain initiatives will remain at a proof-of-concept (POC) or pilot stage, according to Gartner. One of the main reasons for this development is that early...
Jan 24, 2020
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The business impact of blockchain will be transformational across most industries within five to 10 years, according to Gartner’s 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain Business. “Even though they are still...
Sep 12, 2019
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It is important to know ‘your identity’. Every organization wants to know, from the e-retailer to the tax office to the bank. However, there are 2 main issues with this: It is very easy for...
Jul 12, 2019
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The first thing that comes to mind when we talk about blockchain, is Bitcoin. Blockchain has been stereotyped or correlated with Bitcoin and crypto currencies even though its applications lies far...
Jun 18, 2019
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By 2021, 90% of current enterprise blockchain platform implementations will require replacement within 18 months to remain competitive, secure and avoid obsolescence, according to Gartner. “...
Jun 06, 2019
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Blockchain solutions spending in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) will reach nearly USD 523.8 million in 2019, an increase of 83.9% from the USD 284.8 million spent in 2018, according to the IDC ...
Apr 25, 2019
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Only around half (48%) of businesses can detect if any of their IoT devices suffers a breach, according to a Gemalto study. This comes despite companies having an increased focus on IoT security...
Jan 17, 2019
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Blockchain, IoT, city operations centers, smart city frameworks, digital twins and smart contracts are among the technologies that will achieve mainstream business adoption in the next five to 10...
Dec 14, 2018
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Even as enterprises wake up to the potential of Blockchain, a new report by World Trade Organization (WTO) has identified how the trending technology can revolutionize world trade. The publication,...
Dec 04, 2018
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In 2018, the theme for CIO&Leader’s annual Summit was Practical CIO. The Forrester 2019 forecasts validate that. Multiple predictions point to a shift towards organizations moving from generic to...
Nov 26, 2018
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Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions will reach USD 11.7 billion in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (...
Jul 20, 2018
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Oracle has launched its Blockchain Cloud Service and businesses globally have started deploying an early adopter version of it. The service allows organizations to easily build blockchain networks to...
Jul 18, 2018
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SITA, the air transport industry’s technology provider, recently announced the launch of a major industry research project to explore the potential of blockchain. More than 100 top IT executives,...
Jul 02, 2018
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With investigations into the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal resulting in lawsuits and GDPR coming into effect, digital advertising’s unbridled collection and usage of user data is finally...
Jun 19, 2018
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Only 1% of CIOs revealed blockchain deployment is taking place in their organizations, with only 8% of CIOs in short-term planning or active experimentation, according to Gartner’s 2018 CIO Survey. ...
May 03, 2018
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After years of announcements regarding blockchain Proofs of Concept and Pilots, a first successful enterprise grade deployment that includes multiple financial services organizations has taken place...
Apr 04, 2018
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With finance minister, Arun Jaitley, announcing that virtual currencies are no legal tender and that the proliferation of its use for illegitimate financing will be curbed. "Crypto currencies are no...
Feb 01, 2018
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Microsoft last week announced Coco Framework, which the company said would reduce this complexity, and when integrated with blockchain networks addresses critical needs for commercial adoption like...
Aug 17, 2017
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While enterprises are harping on the implementation of a single disruptive technology, here’s an Indian NGO that’s using AI, Blockchain and IoT to feed over a million school children. The...
Jul 26, 2017
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Global IT spending will total USD 3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.4% increase from 2016, according to Gartner. This growth rate is up from the previous quarter’s forecast of 1.4%, due to the U.S. dollar...
Jul 13, 2017
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Blockchain has taken the world of financial services by storm. But the promises of the fundamentally new approach stretch far beyond banks and insurance companies. Since blockchain is about trusted,...
Apr 03, 2017
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Mahindra & Mahindra is one of India’s largest business conglomerates with interest in automotive, IT, solar energy, farm equipment, defense and aerospace. Known for its forward-looking strategy,...
Apr 03, 2017
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More than 50% of the banks globally have already invested on blockchain or will do so in 2017. About one out of three banks expects blockchain to be adopted commercially by 2018 while more than half...
Feb 09, 2017
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In the good old days, when the enterprise IT was full of techies, there was a fair amount of book talk; albeit books often meant thick guides on new technologies, protocols and standards—often...
Jan 30, 2017
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With the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), the nodal technology research centre set up by RBI announcing a successful trial of blockchain technology involving a...
Jan 25, 2017
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Blockchain is a technology for a new generation of transactional applications that establishes trust, accountability and transparency while streamlining business processes. It is a design pattern...
Nov 18, 2016
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Blockchain technology has got a big boost with both the major payment companies globally—Visa and Mastercard—announcing their plans to embrace Blockhain,  in a span of barely ten days. This is...
Nov 01, 2016
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