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Blockchain Pilots Highlight Need for Data Standards

by Nick Heudecker  |  September 9, 2017

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...

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Blockchain for the Masses by IBM - A Missed Opportunity?

by Andrew White  |  August 24, 2017

It so happened that I was eating my cereal when Brigid McDermott, VP of IBM's blockchain solutions, came on the air at CNBC.  I didn't feel the interview went well....

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Will Blockchain Help China Catch-up To India In The IT Market?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  June 15, 2017

In enterprise technology outsourcing market, India has been the dominant story in the last two decades. This has led to a flourishing IT services industry and a much smaller one...

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After WannaCry, what next?

by Jonathan Care  |  June 12, 2017

WannaCry (using the purloined exploit kit ETERNALBLUE) was paused, for now.  Heroic efforts from security practitioners around the world (and a congratulations to @malwaretech for finding the "kill switch" domain!)...

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Gartner's Cool Vendors In Blockchain Platforms

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  June 7, 2017

Last month, I wrote a blog post about our research note, ‘Cool Vendors in Blockchain Applications’, where the focus was on business innovations being built on a blockchain foundation. This...

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Blockchain Projects - Just Because You Can Does Not Mean You Should

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  May 17, 2017

Pick up any news article on blockchain and there is a fair chance that it is about how blockchain will revolutionize one industry or the other. The narrative goes somewhat like...

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How to Assess a Blockchain Platform?

by Homan Farahmand  |  March 28, 2017

There are a growing number of blockchain platforms that are competing to prove their viability and establish their foothold in this rapidly evolving market. It's no surprise that this pace...

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Our Special Report on "Practical Blockchain"

by Ray Valdes  |  March 10, 2017

Circling back after a long hiatus, it’s been four years since we started looking at blockchain technologies and digital currency. A long strange trip, with many more miles to go....

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