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Update: Aug 12, 2020 | 5 min read

Blockchain for Business: The Future of Facebook’s Libra

From its announcement in June of 2019, the Facebook Libra Coin project has been marred by controversy. Even the big name backers behind the venture did not drive the case in its favor. Since then the Libra Association, the organization behind the cryptocurrency, has released an updated Libra coin whitepaper, detailing amendments to how it […]

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Update: Aug 12, 2020 | 9 min read

Blockchain for Business: Pandemics and Blockchain Projects

Emergency, pandemic, crisis — three words that are all too often used to start any news headline. Governments and businesses know all too well, the breadth of challenges they have to overcome during and after the outbreak. Navigating crisis management during a global threat is complicated, but implementing blockchain credentials systems could be the viable […]

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Update: Aug 21, 2020 | 6 min read

Blockchain for Business: Public vs Private

Public blockchains such as those of Bitcoin and Ethereum gave individuals and, soon after, enterprises a transparent and secure way of transforming information. Though, not initially they did not. What stemmed from the decentralized public blockchain was its opposite — the centralized private blockchain. The global outlook dictates that what came to rectify the public […]

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Update: Aug 21, 2020 | 8 min read

Top Priorities on Insurance Transformation Journeys

Going into the new decade, the insurance industry finds itself in an intricate maze of barriers and opportunities. To ensure growth the space is in need of urgent, but gradual change in the form of new strategies and tactics. Yet it must first address the myriad of factors that are holding it back. Drawing information […]

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Update: Aug 21, 2020 | 7 min read

Blockchain for Business: Optimizing Agricultural Supply Chains

Agritech or AgTech is a thing. Using technology in agriculture to increase yield and efficiency of farming processes is not necessarily a novel concept. Internet of Things devices, drone technologies and satellite geo-mapping have all contributed to the advancement of this industry. What is a new concept is the implementation of distributed ledger technology in […]

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Update: Jul 26, 2021 | 8 min read

WEF Report Summary: Information Technology for Sustainable Development

This post aims to summarize the key statements and results, as well as the proposals put forth in the World Economic Forum’s report Unlocking Technology for the Global Goals. The report zooms in on inclusivity, sustainability, and human-centered development against the backdrop of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Anyone who is not indifferent to how technology […]

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