Blockchain & Distributed Ledgers

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Empowering Individuals with Self-Sovereign Identity

The decentralized identity paradigm disrupts traditional identity and access management ecosystems and requires a more democratic collaboration and competition among several identity and credential issuers. Dr. Michele Nati from IOTA Foundation will elaborate on this challenge in…

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What Does “Crypto” Mean for Business?

For anyone trying to keep up with “crypto” trends, good luck. Very often, articles and news around “crypto” lumps together everything that is futuristic about currency, investments and payments. As usual, the hype around new or trending concept leads to an…

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Joni Brennan: Verifying Assurance for Blockchain Enterprise Scenarios with a Pan-Canadian Trust Framework

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Sebastian Manhart: Decentralized Identity and Governments - Can It Work?

Covid19 has laid bare just how far behind most governments are in digitising public administration and services for citizens. As countries around the world scramble to catch up, digital identity has emerged as one of the key building blocks. The approach, however, varies greatly. Most…

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Georg Jürgens David Mason: US Pharmaceutical Supply Chain adopts Decentralized Identity and Credentials

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Timo Hotti: Automated Trust and Findy

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Anne Bailey: Where Blockchain is Thriving

Blockchain is a revolutionary technology, but before it redefines the organization as we know it today, it will revolutionize the way we transact in small ways first. This presentation will discuss the use cases that where blockchain is moving beyond PoC to enterprise implementation.

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Monica Singer: The Art of the Possible with Blockchain Technology

The explanation will enable CEOs and CFOs of any business to understand how this technology will impact their business.

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Dr. Michele Nati: Blockchain and Telco: Opportunities, Challenges and Use Cases

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Christoph Burger: The Age of Smart Contract - Illusion or Reality?

A short status review of Blockchain: The development so far and operational challenges • The race of application solutions     ○ Blockchain without tokenization     ○ Blockchain with tokenization • Hurdles of the future

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Peter Busch: Opportunities and Challenges for Decentralized Identity

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Oct 13, 2021: Enterprise Blockchain Day

Blockchain technology has been touted as the ‘solution’ to every problem, yet few enterprises have effectively deployed the technology. The Enterprise Blockchain Day aims to stimulate conversations that matter - reflecting the spectrum of views in the domain.

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Azure AD Verifiable Credentials Entering Public Preview

Microsoft announced on April 5, 2020 that its Azure AD Verifiable Credentials is now in public preview. This solution enables organizations to design and issue verifiable credentials to their users, be it enterprises issuing employment credentials to their employees, universities enrolling…

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Oracle’s Crypto-Secure Data Management

Oracle has unveiled new interesting capabilities in the Oracle database today, which they refer to as Immutable and Blockchain tables. While I am not entirely convinced by the names they have chosen, I can absolutely get behind the overall Crypto-secure data management concept that has…

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Feb 03, 2021: Unlocking Decentralized Identity: A Playbook for Your Enterprise

This KCLive Event on Decentralized Identity goes beyond the hype of blockchain and offers IT leaders an opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding.

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Decentralized Identity Could Become a Reality, but Blockchain May Not Be a Part of It

Decentralized Identity is a concept that may not be mainstream yet, but it is a term that embodies the sentiment that many individuals feel regarding the control they wish they had over their personal data. The public has become increasingly more vocal about the misuse of their data, and…

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Compromise of IOTA

Turning a blind eye to security in favor of optimism If you have any take-away from reading KuppingerCole research, hopefully it is that APIs are a critical element to protect. This is true regardless of the industry. Even cryptocurrencies. IOTA, the blockchain-like cryptocurrency and…

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Ambient Intelligence Can’t Mature Without an Identity Protocol

Every day we are experiencing the intersection of IoT and AI. The interactions of users, sensors, robots, vehicles, smart buildings, and much more is creating a new status quo for digital experiences. This growing range of smart devices – both in the IoT sense and the intelligent AI…

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Blockchain: It’s not About Technology, It Is About Use Cases

Today, the German Federal Government announced its Blockchain Strategy. What might sound as a great thing, falls short, for a number of reasons. One is that it is late: after the first hype and somewhere in the phase of disillusion. This should have happened much earlier, specifically with…

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One of Blockchain’s Core Challenges: Identifying Right Application Areas

According to the German news outlet Tagesspiegel Background Digitalisierung & KI , Germany’s Federal Government will present its blockchain strategy tomorrow. KuppingerCole Lead Analyst Matthias Reinwarth believes that blockchain solutions can deliver great potential under…

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Will the Stars Align for Libra?

This week, Facebook announced details about its cryptocurrency project, Libra. They expect it to go live for Facebook and other social media platform users sometime in 2020. The list of initial backers, the Founding Members of the Libra Association, is quite long and filled with industry…

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Ledger for the Masses: The Blockchain Has Come to Stay

Hype topics are important. They are important for vendors, startups, journalists, consultants, analysts, IT architects and many more. The problem with hypes is that they have an expiration date. Who remembers 4GL or CASE tools as an exciting discussion topic in IT departments? Well, exactly,…

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Blockchain Just a Hype?

Blockchain - Just a Hype?