Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017
Legacy Systems! Integration! Security Firewalls! Regulatory! Here are just some of the reasons banks are struggling with their blockchain implementations. Why are so many POC’s taking so long to get to production? Because the POC’s are not answering all the questions the business needs to address before getting additional funding for a production release. This is becoming an all too familiar scenario within the banks. When Blockchain companies were identifying Use Cases, they were basing the assumption on systems and
Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The goal of any clinical trial or post marketing surveillance effort (Phase IV studies) is to collect patient level data to evaluate a drug’s effectiveness while protecting the identity of the patient from those researcher evaluating the results of the trail.
The challenge in this age of readily accessible personal data is to identify ways to further protect a person’s identity for traditional clinical trials while preparing to leverage new technologies like IoMT and data collection apps to pro-actively collect Phase
Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Trade Finance is the lifeblood of international trade. The WTO estimates that 80-90% of all global trade relies on Trade Finance and it is TRUST that drives trade finance.
Without a trusted intermediary, there is no guarantee that a seller would receive payment for the goods they sold and the buyer would have no guarantee that they would receive the goods they purchased. By having a bank or other intermediary finance the transaction, both parties can be assured that payment will
Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Happy New Year and welcome 2017! With a new year among us and many companies anxious to get started with their first Blockchain solution, there are several non-technical or functional components to consider when implementing a Blockchain. Although many of us are accustomed to downloading apps to our phones or tablets and we are off and running, the Blockchain doesn’t fall into this category. Whether you are in Banking, Pharma or Retail, implementing a Blockchain leaves several questions to be