In the Know: This Week’s Blockchain Round-Up (December 8, 2017)

The world of blockchain is changing every day. Check out our weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on this evolving technology.

Blockchain – Could It Revolutionize the Food and Agri Supply Chain?

The digitized supply chain has the chance to change up the food and agribusiness supply chain, holding great promise from farmers all the way to consumers.

Read more here, via Beef Central.


Buzzword of the Year: Blockchain

The word blockchain is being said more in corporate boardrooms and earning calls, making this new technology Supply Chain Dive’s Buzzword of the Year.

Read more here, via Supply Chain Drive.


Wikipedia Co-founder Wants to Put the World’s Knowledge on the Blockchain

Wikipedia is preparing to add its online encyclopedia to the blockchain, helping to share knowledge beyond the already established user base.

Read all about these changes here, via The Next Web.


Proof Work Aims to Decentralize Medical Data by Using the Blockchain

Proof Work, a Tel Aviv-based company, is focusing their efforts on creating a decentralized system where patients can own and control their own medical data.

Read more here, via Tech Crunch.

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In the Know: This Week’s Blockchain Round-Up (December 1, 2017)

The world of blockchain is changing every day. Check out our weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on this evolving technology.

3 Ways Your Business Can Start Leveraging Blockchain

Curious about what all blockchain technology can do for your business? For starters, start accepting cryptocurrency for purchases and creating unbreachable contracts.

Read more here, via Business 2 Community.


3 Innovative Ways the Blockchain Helps Improve Enterprise Business Models

As the blockchain revolution continues beyond financial services, its ledger can include logistics and land titles, which will provide enterprises with digital trust and more.

Read all about it here, via Huffington Post.


How Blockchain is Enabling the New Era of Digital Financial Investments

Want to know about what companies are using blockchain? From Primechain Technologies to Chain Inc., here are five companies that are already paving the way with this technology.

Read more here, via Entrepreneur.


Standards Critical to Mainstream Adoption of Blockchain, Says Industry Expert

In order to see the benefits of blockchain, it’s important to have a straightforward, transparent approach within its adoption.

Read more here, via Supply Chain Digital.


Could Blockchain Technology Impact US Freight Transportation?

Blockchain technology has the ability to save money and reduce hassles for carriers, drivers and shippers, disrupting US freight transportation.

Read more here, via Market Realist.

In the Know: This Week’s Blockchain Round-Up (November 24, 2017)

The world of blockchain is changing every day. Check out our weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on this evolving technology.

Blockchain Technology Can Accelerate International Trade Flows, Say Industry Experts

Thanks to its extraordinary transparency and security features, blockchain can trace a container’s path through the supply chain by being able to confirm a transaction, execute a smart contract and release a shipment.

Read more here, via CoinTelegraph.


An Optimist’s View of Blockchain In Supply Chain: Learnings from Bitcoin

Blockchain has the opportunity to revolutionize the material movement along the supply chain, from information to financial flows. Curious about the history behind bitcoin leading into blockchain? This article breaks it all down for you.

Read more here, via the 21st Century Supply Chain blog.


Control and Rewards: The Two Fundamental Benefits of The Blockchain

Blockchain is a user-centric technology, with two main elements of allowing users to retain control over their assets and revenue generation within their fields.

Read more here, via CoinTelegraph.


 Is HR Ready for Blockchain Technology?

Blockchain technology will improve the process of verifying the credentials of job candidates, along with making international payroll less complex and costly.

Read more here, via Society For Human Resource Management.

In the Know: This Week’s Blockchain Round-Up (November 17, 2017)

The world of blockchain is changing every day. Check out our weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on this evolving technology.

How Blockchain Can Mitigate Supply Chain Fraud

Blockchain will improve the transaction methods that are currently used today and will help to reduce fraud. By being implemented in supply chains, blockchain will help to improve the safety of products that we all use on a daily basis.

Read more here, via Freight Waves.


I’m Really Into Blockchain. I Blockchain Everything!

In this opinion piece by Michael J. Casey, a senior advisor of blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative, he explains cryptocurrencies, the origin of blockchain, and Wall Street banks’ interest in distributed ledgers.

Read more here, via CoinDesk.


Blockchain Digital Identification In Canada Coming In 2018

Canada will use blockchain technology to run a new system that will allow Canadian citizens to prove who they are with 100 percent accuracy.

Read more here, via Cointelegraph.

In the Know: This Week’s Blockchain Round-Up (November 10, 2017)

The world of blockchain is changing every day. Check out our weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on this evolving technology.

Al and blockchain: Solving supply chain’s transparency problem

How do you harness the data information generated in the supply chain and turn it into valuable insight? Look no further than blockchain.

Read more here, via Supply Chain Digital.


How blockchain will change major industries

Corporations and businesses are looking to improve their transactions securely on the blockchain, making the interactions between networks more efficient.

Read more here, via The Next Web.


How Blockchains Will Turn Supply Chains Into Demand Chains

Will 3D printing bring a major disruption to global manufacturing and delivery networks through the value of blockchain technology?

Figure out your own opinion here, via CoinDesk.


Blockchain-Based CVs Could Change Employment Forever

APPII launched what it calls the “world’s first blockchain career verification platform,” which will give employers confidence about those whom they interview for job positions.

Read about it here, via Forbes.

In the Know: This Week’s Blockchain Round-Up (November 3, 2017)

The world of blockchain is changing every day. Check out our weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on this evolving technology.

Growing the Garden: How to use Blockchain in Agriculture

Curious as to how blockchain can make the food industry better? With our current food system, now is the perfect time to discover exactly how blockchain can add great advantages into our lives.

Read more here, via Cointelegraph.


Why Blockchain Can Be Good for Competition

Blockchain could ensure a higher degree of competition by creating digital marketplaces without assigning control to a single operator.

Read more here, via Forbes.


Sony Files Patent for Blockchain-based Multi-Factor Authentication System

Sony has filed for a patent application, allowing the company to use two different blockchain platforms in coexistence with each other.

Read about how these two platforms will work here, via Cointelegraph.


Blockchain, the New Blockbuster?

As blockchain moves into the mainstream, it’s been described as a “distributed consensus ledger,” and is used with low degrees of trust to conduct business among parties.

Read more here, via Federal News Radio.

In the Know: This Week’s Blockchain Round-Up (October 27, 2017)

The world of blockchain is changing every day. Check out our weekly round-up to stay in-the-know on this evolving technology.

Three Ways Cities Will Build Their Future On Blockchain

Blockchain could change organizations, transactions and industries as well as the entire economy. One day, a future city has the possibility to run on blockchain technology.

Read more about this interesting idea here, via Forbes.


One Word: Blockchain

Instead of keeping all relevant data in one spot, blockchain uses distributed ledger technology where transactions are placed together into a block of information. This decentralized system is more secure, due to there being both a public and private key to access the information.

Read more here, via The Business Journals.


How This Startup Plans to Use Blockchain to Revolutionize the Coffee Supply Chain

This startup uses a mix of robots, mobile apps and blockchains to renovate the tracking process from crop to cup, ushering blockchain into what could be a crypto-coffee era soon.

Read more here, via Fortune.


The Blockchain of Food

The start-up, ripe.io, a leader in the creation of a blockchain solution for our food system, offers an analysis on how to initiate and run a “blockchain of food” in the food supply chain.

Read more here, via Forbes.