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Subscribe Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technologies

Blockchain is a foundational technology that has the potential to disrupt and transform existing business models by significantly altering the underlying digital infrastructure and rules of engagement. The Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) service looks at blockchain applications and other DLT beyond digital currencies and financial services. The aim is to focus on the use of DLT in areas such as supply chain and manufacturing; smart spaces (factories, utilities and cities); identity, privacy and security; governance structures; analytics and data management; database and network services; healthcare; and transportation.

Executive Foresights

Bringing Distributed Ledgers to Automotive: The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative

2Q 2018

The recently launched Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) consortium is a nonprofit organization set up to enhance digital mobility services in terms of efficiency, affordability, sustainability, and safety through the adoption of blockchain and distributed ledgers technologies across the entire mobility services value chain. The wider aim is to use blockchain to reinvent mobility and enable industry transformation through open and inclusive ecosystem dynamics and interoperable open-source technology approaches. Blockchain technologies are considered critical in terms of their built-in trust and transparency; they eliminate fraud and improve monetization opportunities while reducing ecosystem friction and transaction costs. At the same time, blockchain will redefine the vehicle ownership and user experience. MOBI aims at defining future standards for blockchain in automotive.

Insights

What can Blockchains do for Media?

4Q 2017

We have started to see a flurry of activity with blockchain oriented companies attempting to improve the media environment. Blockchains are distributed computing systems which rely on advanced cryptography. While Bitcoin is the best known, Etherium is generally behind more applications beyond the relatively limited purpose financial network.