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Your Strategic Blockchain Questions, Answered

Your Strategic Blockchain Questions, Answered

In my capacity as a Research Fellow at Amalgam Insights, I am constantly asked questions about blockchain. Whether it’s inquiries from the press, vendor discussions, or conversations with IT practitioners and business people, no matter what topic the conversation starts with, the subject often turns to blockchain.

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Blockchain Is on the Cusp of Changing Entire Industries

Blockchain Is on the Cusp of Changing Entire Industries

A global wake up call is gaining steam for industry to address the rising public concerns over data privacy and transparency. While we may be in the throes of the technology's hype cycle, I believe blockchain has the potential to answer that call — and transform every aspect of society.

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Think Reveals the Scale and Challenge of IBM’s Opportunity

Think Reveals the Scale and Challenge of IBM's Opportunity

Over 40,000 customers, partners and analysts gathered in Las Vegas last week to attend IBM Think. Think showcased the scale and breadth of the company, with news announced in major areas including cloud computing, Watson, its Apple partnership, blockchain and quantum computing.

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Blockchain: 10 Questions To Ask Before Diving In

Blockchain: 10 Questions To Ask Before Diving In

The biggest challenge a company faces as it ponders a blockchain project is not the planning and implementation process, messy though it is. Rather, the number 1 issue is education about the technology, or lack thereof, says Nelson Petracek,  CTO of software integration company TIBCO,  and he illustrates

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Blockchain Is an Opportunity for Community Managers

Blockchain Is an Opportunity for Community Managers

The term “blockchain” has been thrown about a lot over the last few months, typically followed by a fair amount of hyperbole. For instance, William Mougayar, the author of "The Business Blockchain," described it as “a tsunami-like phenomenon, slowly advancing and gradually enveloping everything along its way.

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