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Unblocking the blockchain

Unblocking the blockchain

Updated 15 Mar 2017

Blockchain is about bringing trust to transactions –success depends on transparency and auditability for supply chain participants.

Blockchain benefits for electronics:
Taming complexity with better supply chain visibility

Blockchain benefits for electronics: Taming complexity with better supply chain visibility

Updated 23 Feb 2017

For electronics companies, Blockchain technology can reduce frictions to improve the cost, time and risk associated with complex processes.

Building trust in government: Exploring the potential of blockchains

Building trust in government: Exploring the potential of blockchains

Updated 30 Jan 2017

Pioneering government organizations are embracing blockchains to reduce frictions to innovation and information, as well as facilitate collaboration.

Healthcare rallies for blockchains. Keeping patients at the center.

Healthcare rallies for blockchains: Keeping patients at the center

Updated 09 Dec 2016

Of 200 surveyed healthcare executives - payers and providers in 16 countries - 16 percent expect to have a commercial blockchain solution at scale in 2017.

Leading the pack in blockchain banking. Trailblazers set the pace.

Blockchain rewires financial markets: Trailblazers take the lead

Updated 13 Oct 2016

Trailblazers in financial markets are prioritizing blockchain efforts to act on invisible threats and acquire trusted information.

Leading the pack in blockchain banking. Trailblazers set the pace.

Leading the pack in blockchain banking: Trailblazers set the pace

Updated 13 Oct 2016

Trailblazers in the banking industry are prioritizing blockchain efforts to create new business models and reach new markets.

Fast forward. Rethinking enterprises, ecosystems and economies with blockchains.

Fast forward: Rethinking enterprises, ecosystems and economies with blockchains

Updated 28 Sep 2016

Our analysis of the impact of blockchains across the enterprise, ecosystems and economies shows that frictions can be greatly reduced or even eliminated, leading to a new economic equation for organizations, trust and value exchange.

Trust in trade. Toward stronger supply chains.

Trust in trade: Toward stronger supply chains

Updated 27 Sep 2016

The modern supply chain is long on data and short on trust, but blockchains can bring breakthroughs in visibility, optimization and demand.

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The Economy of Things: Extracting value from the Internet of Things

Updated 23 Jun 2015

Companies must grasp the scale of IoT transformation ahead and prepare now to profit from the new Economy of Things.


Empowering the edge: Practical insights on a decentralized Internet of Things

Updated 31 Mar 2015

To test device democracy’s underlying technology vision, IBM jointly developed with Samsung the ADEPT proof-of-concept: Phase 2 of 2014 IBM IoT Study.


Device democracy - Saving the future of the Internet of Things

Updated 09 Sep 2014

Scaling the IoT from billions to hundreds of billions of devices means executives must rethink the technology strategy, business models and design principles at its foundation.

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