Blockchain - How to Separate the Hype from Reality
- LANGUAGE: English DATE: Thursday, March 23, 2017 TIME: 10:00am HKT, 10:00 SGT, 12:00noon AEST, 13:00 AEDT
Blockchain is a “shared ledger” technology meaning it can securely store multiple transactions and certify that they have occurred. This makes it ideally suited to any situation in which many transactions are occurring, particularly in a distributed environment. Authenticating users to access protected resources immediately comes to mind as a potential application of the technology. This webinar will provide an overview of blockchain and its components and will then describe how it may be applied to
This webinar will investigate:
- the components of a blockchain deployment,
- current uses of the blockchain
- the characteristics of blockchain technology and
- potential application of the blockchain.
Graham Williamson will provide an overview of distributed ledger technology and its application to business challenges.
Bruce Hughes will describe current blockchain deployments and areas of future use in multi-transaction environments. The strengths of the blockchain in solving a define set of business process criteria will be discussed.
From May 2018 when the upcoming EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) comes into force, the requirements for managing personal data will change. Companies collecting such information from their customers will have to adapt to fundamental changes both in the very definition of personal data and in technical requirements around its secure and privacy-enhanced processing, including topics like consent management, data portability and the right to be forgotten. You will also understand why leading companies, however, will look beyond compliance to how they can enhance their customers’ experience and trust to stand out from their competitors.
Managing customer information in a digitally transformed economy with numerous business partners demanding access is one of the most significant challenges today, and it will continue to evolve rapidly. Besides that, the challenge is to offer user-friendly login procedures via social media accounts, passwords or biometric devices while securing and respecting personal data at the same time CIW Europe is a joint Event with our Partner CXP (Le Groupe CXP, Paris, France).