• Coronavirus shows blockchain is needed

    WEF: Coronavirus proves blockchain is needed

    Blockchain solves ‘a key technology problem’ in making supply chains more visible and resilient

    The disruption of supply chains worldwide by coronavirus shows blockchain is needed as a tool of trade, according to the World Economic Forum.

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    Gartner Survey: 90% of blockchain-based supply chain projects are in trouble

    The lack of well-identified use cases is causing “blockchain fatigue” to set in; caution urged for early adopters

    Ninety percent of blockchain-based supply chain projects are faltering because they cannot figure out important uses for the technology, research firm Gartner said on May 7.

  • “How is Blockchain Technology Evolving?” at MIT Media Lab's The Business of Blockchain conference on May 2, 2019 (Photo by Leo Jakobson of Modern Consensus).

    Enterprise blockchain’s biggest challenge: getting competitors to work together

    At MIT’s Business of Blockchain conference, a panel called corporate social problems the biggest barrier to permissionless blockchain adoption

    Businesses that can’t learn to play nice with each other will be left behind by the blockchain revolution. That was the message of a panel on “How is Blockchain Technology Evolving?” at MIT Media Lab's day-long look at The Business of Blockchain on May 2. The event attracted companies like small blockchain startups, major consulting firms, and multinationals at the top of the Fortune 500.

  • Obviously this is a hacker because he's on a computer while wearing a hooded sweatshirt. Inexplicably, there's an Apple iPhone in front of him with the IBM logo on it but this is the only stock photo we could find when we searched "IBM hacker" (via Shutterstock).

    IBM to try hacking enterprise blockchains as a service

    ‘Security halo’ of distributed ledger systems doesn’t protect on-ramp to blockchain

    Enterprise blockchain doesn’t solve one basic security problem: ensuring the accuracy and security of data before it is added to the blockchain. Big Blue is now offering hacking-as-a-service (let’s call it HAAS) to the growing number of private, permissioned blockchains springing up around the globe.