The Blockchain Challenge: Transparency vs Confidentiality

Written by Global_PM_Systems Posted on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 No Comments

Despite many great features and Use Cases for the Blockchain, many regulators and banks are being challenged by the type of data that should reside within a Blockchain or Digital Ledger. But is the challenge solely a Blockchain issue? The overall business vision and architecture for the Blockchain can be a fit many banks and financial institutions; however, the concept of Transparency and Confidentiality should be first clearly defined.   So what information should be stored on the Blockchain? The short

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Changing the Face of Trade Finance with the Blockchain!

Written by Global_PM_Systems Posted on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 No Comments

The Blockchain has wide range of uses within several industries such as: Finance, Technology, Pharma, Healthcare, Social Enterprises and the Sharing Economy. During the past year, Blockchain technology has gained tremendous traction in capital markets as one of the most innovative and future state technologies. In the context of capital markets, Blockchain-distributed ledgers enable open-source, decentralized, replicated, shared and cryptographically secure operations that are validated by mass collaboration and can be utilized by several different lines of business. As we

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3 Challenges Still In the Way For the Blockchain In Banks!

Written by Global_PM_Systems Posted on Friday, June 3, 2016 No Comments

If you read and listen to the media, it’s really hard to get away from the fact that the Blockchain is being positioned to change the way banks and other financial institutions manage transactions and information. Change is difficult for many of us, imagine how difficult it can be for a global financial institution.   Why is it so difficult you may ask? Amongst several common issues that many banks face (cost, resources, return, time, etc.…), other challenges become even greater

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Understanding the Banking Landscape for the Blockchain is About Integration Not Disruption!

Written by Global_PM_Systems Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 No Comments

There is so much information and news about the Blockchain within the financial sector, yet there is still hesitation by the banks as to how and where the Blockchain should be deployed. Don’t get me wrong, I am a full advocate for the Blockchain and firmly believe it will change the way banking and finance is managed; however, myself, like so many others, was hoping that we would be further along at this stage in terms of being a production

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