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Tokens for personal mobility: Enabling automated transactions in real time
Updated 26 June 2018
In the automotive industry, tokens on a blockchain can enable new monetization opportunities and business models.
Blockchain…really? Or blockchain…really!
Updated 22 June 2018
Worldwide commerce is being re-architected along the internet of value theme, leveraging blockchain to empower faster, more efficient and secure global trade.
Honest impressions: Why blockchain is the new black for media buying
Updated 18 June 2018
Blockchain appears poised to solve some of the most pressing problems facing advertisers and publishers, and perhaps change media buying as we know it.
Expedited delivery: How transportation companies can thrive with blockchain
Updated 16 May 2018
For transportation companies, adopting new technologies such as blockchain can be the difference between flying high or getting grounded.
Moving to a token-driven economy
Updated 14 May 2018
Representing physical assets as digital tokens on blockchain can unlock their value and allow real-time exchange.
Orchestrating tomorrows supply chain: Infusing the electronics supply chain with new potential
Updated 24 Apr 2018
Next-generation supply chain leaders and the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems they manage will drive their organizations and ecosystems to maximize the usefulness of data.
Monetizing blockchain: A tailwind for aviation
Updated 19 Mar 2018
With the expected growth in business aviation and time-share aircraft travel, aircraft owners and fixed-based operators (FBOs) will demand the security and transparency provided by blockchain.
Team Medicine: How life sciences can win with blockchain
Updated 02 Mar 2018
Learn how blockchain technology can work for life sciences to help reduce cost, time and risk, as well as create new business models.
Building trust in Insurance: Blockchain to the rescue
Updated 19 Feb 2018
Insurance is following close behind banking — another industry that grapples with trust issues — in the evaluation and adoption of blockchain technologies.
Blockchain reinvents the consumer experience: Building better supply chains and customer relationships
Updated 11 Jan 2018
For the consumer industry, potential blockchain benefits cover both the supply side of businesses and customer-facing interactions.
Reimagining telecommunications with blockchains: From concept to reality
Updated 03 Jan 2018
Learn how communication service providers can leverage blockchain technology to help optimize operations and develop new services.
First on the block: Learn from early blockchain business networks
Updated 06 Dec 2017
Blockchain technology has the potential to redefine enterprises, ecosystems and economies.
Blockchain for mobility services: Personalized mobility through secure data
Updated 02 Nov 2017
Automation, digital commerce and the Internet of Things are redefining vehicle operation, usage and ownership models.
Bridging the divide: How CLS and IBM moved to blockchain
Updated 16 Oct 2017
In this IBM Institute for Business Value Expert Insights report, we share some lessons from a successful, ongoing blockchain initiative between CLS and IBM.
Central banks and digital ledger technology governance
Updated 22 June 2017
Central banks and financial system regulators around the world are asking themselves how blockchain is going to change their technology underpinnings and those of the commercial banks and financial institutions they regulate.
Forward Together: Three ways blockchain Explorers chart a new direction
Updated 19 May 2017
Trust can be embedded into blockchain transactions and as it does, new transformative possibilities emerge.
Trust me: Digital identity on blockchain
Updated 13 Apr 2017
Blockchain takes a new approach to identity management by enabling an always up-to-date lifetime history of data.
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
Updated 23 Feb 2017
For electronics companies, Blockchain technology can reduce frictions to improve the cost, time and risk associated with complex processes.
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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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.