How Telecommunications Industry Can Use Blockchain For Innovation

Telecommunications industry (telcos), once considered as the pinnacle of innovation, is under tremendous pressure to innovate. Over-the-top (OTT) players like WhatsApp, Netflix and Facebook delivered a strong round of disruptive surprise and pushed the telcos into a downward spiral. With 5G around the bend and setting the stage for the next round of disruption, can Read more about How Telecommunications Industry Can Use Blockchain For Innovation[…]

In conversation with Xinshu Dong, CEO, Zilliqa Blockchain

Earlier in the week, I spoke to Xinshu Dong, CEO of the Zilliqa (pronounced Zilli-ka) public blockchain platform. Xinshu and I spoke on a variety of topics — ranging from his foray into the blockchain world, how Zilliqa is addressing the enterprise scalability needs and the future roadmap. Excerpts from the interview… ————————– Xinshu, how did you journey Read more about In conversation with Xinshu Dong, CEO, Zilliqa Blockchain[…]

The Scalability Conundrum of Blockchain Networks

“But what about scalability?” Blockchain technology awareness levels have gone up. The level of excitement is high. Peer pressure is mounting. Yet, the scalability question never fails to come up in a blockchain conversation with the enterprises. The enterprises’ fear of scalability is completely justified. The suppliers of the blockchain technology understand the bottleneck. Let’s Read more about The Scalability Conundrum of Blockchain Networks[…]

Three Stars of the Next Technology Revolution

When the first humans set their foot out of Africa, the transition from an insulated to an interconnected world begun. Backed by continuous innovation, humanity moved from one dominant socio-economic state to the other— hunter-gatherers to agricultural, agricultural to industrial and industrial to the current knowledge and information-driven society. From one revolution to another, a Read more about Three Stars of the Next Technology Revolution[…]

Five Areas to Develop Blockchain Skills Within Your Organization

The year 2018 was a milestone, with the blockchain technology emerging from the shadows of cryptocurrencies. The new year promises a lot of positive momentum, with the enterprises adopting blockchain. As the blockchain juggernaut advances, buyers are expecting the vendors to demonstrate all-around capabilities. The new year will be a defining one — for both Read more about Five Areas to Develop Blockchain Skills Within Your Organization[…]

Four Questions Leaders Should Ask Before Starting their Blockchain Journey

Awareness is no longer a barrier when it comes to blockchain technology. Moving beyond its knowledge to a clear understanding of its benefits (or perils) is the next challenge for the leaders. They want to be a leader in the space but don’t have a clear understanding and are waiting for the technology to mature Read more about Four Questions Leaders Should Ask Before Starting their Blockchain Journey[…]

Are Countries Finally Outgrowing Their Fear of Blockchain?

Earlier in the week, Swisscom and Swiss Post, the Switzerland government-controlled telecommunications and postal services providers, respectively, announced the launch of a 100 per cent Swiss infrastructure for blockchain networks. The aim of the initiative is to provide end-to-end blockchain related services for the Swiss citizens and enterprises, ranging from advisory, development, project management, infrastructure, Read more about Are Countries Finally Outgrowing Their Fear of Blockchain?[…]

Three Steps To Start With Blockchain Technology

The interest level of enterprises in the blockchain technology is at an all-time high — partly driven out of FOMO (fear of missing out). Competitor’s marketing teams are busy inserting blockchain into the press releases, meetings are concluding with “are we doing anything on blockchain?” and no conference is complete without blockchain on the agenda. Customers Read more about Three Steps To Start With Blockchain Technology[…]

The Three Most Common Myths About Blockchain

In J.K.Rowling’s Harry Potter series, the wizarding world considers dangerous to speak the name of You Know Who. As the story unravels, readers learn that Lord Voldemort was a bright young wizard before he turned evil. He unwittingly leaves a part of him to reside in Harry Potter, who eventually defeats him. The story of blockchain, the Read more about The Three Most Common Myths About Blockchain[…]

Could Blockchain help save Modi’s mission?

On 2nd Oct 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat mission – the largest cleanliness drive in India. Government staff, volunteers, celebrities and sports persons were mobilised to spread the message across the nation. Cleaning India became a national mission, and every year on 2nd Oct, Modi ji reminds the citizens the importance of Read more about Could Blockchain help save Modi’s mission?[…]