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Rewiring the network: How smart contracts are driving the next phase in business automation

In going beyond grains and gold, commodities have now taken on a new form in the age of personalisation. “Data is the new oil”, many have argued, and data has come to cement its position as the most valuable resource in the digital era.

From advertising to remittance, industries today benefit from the efficiencies offered by digitalisation, thriving on the seamless flow of information and the easy connections formed across stakeholders beyond borders.

Despite this ease, the next frontier appears to be in automation, as the resulting supply chain — across all sectors ranging from healthcare to finance, consumer goods to entertainment — has become hindered by the middlemen and third-parties.


Cloud Expo Asia Q&A: Branson Lee, CEO ECXX.com
It's just over two months until Cloud Expo Asia opens its doors at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Looking ahead to October, Techerati has sat down with some of the event's most high-profile speakers to get underneath the tech and find out what makes them tick. First up is Branson Lee, prolific consultant, technologist... Read More

The new data dawn in aircraft maintenance
With a little help from blockchain, predictive maintenance is set to reach new heights - but the data upsurge is not without its challenges, writes Chris Knight Newspaper columns the world over regularly overflow with reports of the power of nascent technology. And as technology touches every aspect of our lives, so it pervades the... Read More

The technology enabling the universal delivery of financial services
The FSI sector; banks, insurance companies and securities market makers are being profoundly affected by what is now seamless machine to machine communication. Michael Mudd, managing partner at Asia Policy Partners LLC examines how the financial services sector may become more robust and how regulators may approach these fundamental changes today, tomorrow and in the... Read More

Bitcoin isn’t Blockchain
Any company that chooses to ignore the digital experiences that blockchain can unlock for their business and their consumers resign themselves to providing the same digital experiences that any one of their competitors can offer When one considers the genius of Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin White Paper (2009) it is important to realise that whilst this paper was,... Read More

Hyperledger: At the frontline of the blockchain revolution
Now that the "blockchain everything" hype has passed, it's down to organisations like Hyperledger to unify enterprise IT and delimit what actually belongs within blockchain's borders. Marta Piekarska, Hyperledger's director of ecosystem, traces the development of blockchain technology and the progress made so far About 10 years ago, Satoshi Nakamoto proved that Distributed Ledger Technology... Read More

Why ICOs are here to stay
The spectacular crypto-crash of 2018 was just a blip in the unstoppable march of the "crypto company" An ICO or Initial Coin Offering is a new way of raising funds for a business. Rather than a traditional IPO where companies offer shares in their business via a stock market listing; an ICO offers investors tokens... Read More

Secrets to a winning blockchain strategy
In an instructive Q&A, Rene Bostic, VP for innovation and new technologies for IBM, explains the people, process and technology blueprint for blockchain success What are the key considerations enterprises miss when planning, assessing and implementing their blockchain applications? There are many considerations. Here are the top three: Determine the scope of the ecosystems and... Read More

What is the state of the UK blockchain industry?
A new report from Digital Catapult has shed some desperately-needed light on the scale and success of the UK blockchain industry Gauging the success of the UK blockchain industry has been fiendishly difficult amid the bluff and bluster of technologists and the seemingly inexorable capitulation of its cryptocurrency poster boy Bitcoin. But on the basis of... Read More

The impact of blockchain on data centres
Patrick Donovan of Schneider Electric’s Data Center Science Center explains blockchain's impact on the data centres and the energy grids of the future We are in the midst of a technological revolution. Born from the mysterious creation of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency in 2008, blockchain technologies fundamentally change how business transactions are made. It can be... Read More


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