Blockchain contains what everyone in data management, from data scientist to chief data officer (CDO), wants: Information that comes with complete provenance. That is data showing who did what, when and with full history from day one. Verified by all parties participating in the network, transparent, with complete reconciliation, and secured by the latest in … More Blockchains and Data Management
This year has seen a massive growth in curiosity about blockchain technology in both the world of finance and technology, and especially from those who are interested in both. Millions of dollars has been invested in various blockchain project, and have created a new category of technology: blockchain as a service. Almost every major financial … More Analysing the Ethereum/Microsoft BaaS solution
The most eyecatching story coming out of the Ethereum DEVCON1 conference held in November, was definitely the announcement that Microsoft and ConsenSys are partnering to offer Ethereum Blockchain as a Service (EBaaS) on Microsoft Azure. This partnership will allow enterprise clients and developers to have a single click cloud based blockchain developer environment, where they … More Ethereum, the blockchain ecosystem of the future?
If creating smart contracts are the key to facilitating all sorts of value trade on “blockchain 2.0”, what are then the next big evolution, or “blockchain 3.0”? As it turns out, there are various ideas for blockchain applications for IoT and smart systems. When applied to Internet of Things, the concept of blockchain can open … More Blockchain and the Internet of Things
Being familiar with the concept of “smart contracts is paramount” to understanding how the “blockchain 2.0” will be used to handle all sorts of value transactions in the future. A general definition of a smart contract would be a computer program that can automatically execute the terms of a contract. By being self-executing and having … More Understanding “smart contracts”
2015 have already been named “the year of the blockchain” by financial services experts, such as Chris Skinner. This weeks main story in the Economist is titled: “The trust machine, The promise of the blockchain”. They also published a more extensive piece called: “The great chain of being sure about things” These two are definitely … More The trust machine: Economist writes about blockchain technology
What would you do if you had the possibility of being part of a major disruptive innovation? This question is something I have started asking myself since I started my internship in the Innovation Lab just a few months ago. My mission sounded simple at first: there’s this technology that have been gathering hype for … More The Blockchain: Powering the Internet of Value