Chief Architect, Strategic Product Architecture at ACI Worldwide
Articles by Roger Oliphant
Blockchain – Identifying Distributed Ledger Use Cases
While news of blockchain or ‘distributed ledger’ technology developments seems to be everywhere these days, large scale enterprises have been slow to adopt what promises to be a disruptive technology that will likely impact many industries. One reason for the delay is the current inability of the technology to address high-volume/high-speed applications like stock trading—a situation which experts say is rapidly changing. However, there are other applications that are suitable today.
Blockchain Is Hot, But Where’s the Beef?
In spite of the hype—news of blockchain developments and its associated Bitcoin currency has become nearly ubiquitous—large-scale enterprises have been slow to adopt the emerging technology that promises to disrupt and improve a wide range of industries from finance & banking, insurance and real estate to cybersecurity and even music.
Is There A Blockchain In Your Future?
Marc Andressen, noted Internet entrepreneur and venture capitalist who co-authored the first web browser, called blockchain the most important invention since the Internet. An executive at BNP Paribas compared the technology to the steam or combustion engine in its potential to transform the world of finance and beyond. The Economist dubbed it “The Trust Machine.
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Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?