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Blockchain-Based Transformation - Gartner's Second Special Report on Blockchain

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  March 28, 2018

On behalf of the Blockchain community at Gartner, David Furlonger and I are pleased to share with you that the second special report on blockchain, "Blockchain-Based Transformation: A Gartner Trend...

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Blockchain and Central Banks - What Will They Do?

by Andrew White  |  March 23, 2018

It is not often I can talk about technology and economics at the same time - so when I get the chance I just have to go for it.  I...

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Decentralized Identity - The Hard Work Begins

by Homan Farahmand  |  February 15, 2018

Gartner introduced the decentralized identity (DID) conceptual architecture in "Blockchain: The Dawn of Decentralized Identity [1]," which was published in September 2016. In a decentralized identity model, users generate and manage their own...

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Launching Gartner's New Blockchain Key Initiative

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  February 5, 2018

Blockchain technology promises a new paradigm in computing that can impact markets, businesses and even society and the hype remains high. Blockchain was the most searched term by our clients...

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2017 Research Retrospective

by Nick Heudecker  |  December 15, 2017

Here's a recap of my published research in 2017. I've been fortunate to cover a diverse range of topics, including blockchain, cognitive enhancement drugs, streaming and DBMS. Market Guide for...

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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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