MonetaGo, the blockchain company that rose to prominence after it helped RBI’s banking R&D institution, IDRBT, in launching a pilot blockchain, has tasted success in India by launching a...
Feb 26, 2019
COVID-19 has accelerated the development and use of emerging technology across industries. For blockchain technology to scale in its next phase, global alignment between the public and private...
May 25, 2020
The pressure created by the COVID-19 outbreak on global trade systems highlights an urgent need for global cooperation to maintain and strengthen the resilience of international supply chains. To...
May 04, 2020
Key industry partners announced the launch of the MRO Blockchain Alliance, the air transport’s first industry-wide investigation into the use of blockchain to track, trace and record aircraft parts....
Feb 05, 2020
Through 2022, 80% of supply chain blockchain initiatives will remain at a proof-of-concept (POC) or pilot stage, according to Gartner. One of the main reasons for this development is that early...
Jan 24, 2020
Asia/Pacific spending on blockchain solutions will reach USD 522.7 million in 2019 – recording an increase of 81% when compared to 2018 – according to the latest IDC Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain...
Nov 19, 2019
The business impact of blockchain will be transformational across most industries within five to 10 years, according to Gartner’s 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain Business. “Even though they are still...
Sep 12, 2019
It is important to know ‘your identity’. Every organization wants to know, from the e-retailer to the tax office to the bank. However, there are 2 main issues with this: It is very easy for...
Jul 12, 2019
The first thing that comes to mind when we talk about blockchain, is Bitcoin. Blockchain has been stereotyped or correlated with Bitcoin and crypto currencies even though its applications lies far...
Jun 18, 2019
By 2021, 90% of current enterprise blockchain platform implementations will require replacement within 18 months to remain competitive, secure and avoid obsolescence, according to Gartner. “...
Jun 06, 2019
Blockchain solutions spending in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) will reach nearly USD 523.8 million in 2019, an increase of 83.9% from the USD 284.8 million spent in 2018, according to the IDC ...
Apr 25, 2019
Only around half (48%) of businesses can detect if any of their IoT devices suffers a breach, according to a Gemalto study. This comes despite companies having an increased focus on IoT security...
Jan 17, 2019
Blockchain, IoT, city operations centers, smart city frameworks, digital twins and smart contracts are among the technologies that will achieve mainstream business adoption in the next five to 10...
Dec 14, 2018
As I sift through the trends, forecasts and ‘vision’s that invariably fill up a journalist’s mailbox around yearends, it is difficult to miss how some areas dominate the forecast landscape. The top...
Dec 12, 2018
Even as enterprises wake up to the potential of Blockchain, a new report by World Trade Organization (WTO) has identified how the trending technology can revolutionize world trade. The publication,...
Dec 04, 2018
In 2018, the theme for CIO&Leader’s annual Summit was Practical CIO. The Forrester 2019 forecasts validate that. Multiple predictions point to a shift towards organizations moving from generic to...
Nov 26, 2018
Fujitsu today announced a powerful new service to help customers accelerate the enterprise development of blockchain solutions – ensuring they meet strategic objectives from business, technology and...
Sep 25, 2018
Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions will reach USD 11.7 billion in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (...
Jul 20, 2018
Oracle has launched its Blockchain Cloud Service and businesses globally have started deploying an early adopter version of it. The service allows organizations to easily build blockchain networks to...
Jul 18, 2018
SITA, the air transport industry’s technology provider, recently announced the launch of a major industry research project to explore the potential of blockchain. More than 100 top IT executives,...
Jul 02, 2018
With investigations into the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal resulting in lawsuits and GDPR coming into effect, digital advertising’s unbridled collection and usage of user data is finally...
Jun 19, 2018
Information and communication sector has emerged as the top performer in terms of digitalization progress, followed by Accommodation and Food Services sector, according to the latest Industry...
May 21, 2018
According to news reports, Facebook executive David Marcus, who has been responsible for managing the company's standalone messaging app, Messenger, will head a new team dedicated to exploring the...
May 09, 2018
Only 1% of CIOs revealed blockchain deployment is taking place in their organizations, with only 8% of CIOs in short-term planning or active experimentation, according to Gartner’s 2018 CIO Survey. ...
May 03, 2018
ICICI Bank successfully on-boards over 250 corporates on its blockchain platform for domestic & international trade finance, the most by any bank in India. With this, leading Indian corporates,...
Apr 18, 2018
This week, three Indian factoring exchanges and the American blockchain technology firm MonetaGo announced launching of a full-fledged blockchain. The yet-unnamed blockchain, built on HyperLedger...
Apr 06, 2018
After years of announcements regarding blockchain Proofs of Concept and Pilots, a first successful enterprise grade deployment that includes multiple financial services organizations has taken place...
Apr 04, 2018
The Government of Andhra Pradesh has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ConsenSys, as an additional step to bolster the state’s blockchain ecosystem. The partnership seeks to incubate an...
Mar 06, 2018
2017 was a great year for fintech mainly because global investors are making targeted investments on value and long-term sustainability in the market. Global research firm, KPMG, has said that the...
Feb 14, 2018
With finance minister, Arun Jaitley, announcing that virtual currencies are no legal tender and that the proliferation of its use for illegitimate financing will be curbed. "Crypto currencies are no...
Feb 01, 2018
The year 2017 was exceedingly eventful for enterprise tech. We questioned the existence of legacy and replaced them with more modern, more innovative tech. Be it Blockchain, Internet of things, Cyber...
Jan 03, 2018
Digital wallet for cryptocurrencies Blockchain on Monday announced the introduction of Bitcoin Cash to its popular consumer wallet. Customers who had bitcoin in their Blockchain wallets prior to...
Dec 18, 2017
The 2018 CIO Agenda Survey has found that digital transformation is more important for banking CIOs than for all other industries. According to the survey, prioritizing digital business is first...
Oct 30, 2017
Andhra Pradesh has become the first state in the country to pilot blockchain technology in two departments and plans to deploy it across the administration, said Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu...
Oct 10, 2017
IBM has taken the top slot -- beating Microsoft and Accenture -- when it comes to deploying Blockchain technology across industries, a new study has said. The "Blockchain Enterprise Survey" by...
Sep 19, 2017
Microsoft last week announced Coco Framework, which the company said would reduce this complexity, and when integrated with blockchain networks addresses critical needs for commercial adoption like...
Aug 17, 2017
While enterprises are harping on the implementation of a single disruptive technology, here’s an Indian NGO that’s using AI, Blockchain and IoT to feed over a million school children. The...
Jul 26, 2017
In the past, investing or managing money was left to professionals since the tools and know-how was limited. Over time, there has been a lot of movement across various spaces but our interactions...
Jun 06, 2017
Distributed Ledgering Technology (DLT) refers to any system providing an asset database or a ledger that enables a seamless and distributed participation of cross-organization entities. The system...
Apr 20, 2017
An estimated two billion people have no access to banks and hence rely on cash and inefficient transfer systems to participate in their economies. These people effectively operate outside the...
Apr 10, 2017
With the idea of blockchain as a disruptive technology gaining ground, each country is looking to chart its own path—based on both global learning and domestic ground reality. India is no exception....
Mar 23, 2017
It is immensely unfair today to introduce blockchain as the technology behind bitcoin. While it is a fact—and everybody knows it—that it is indeed is the technology that powered the most successful...
Mar 21, 2017
The Institute of Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) is the research and academic unit of Indian central bank, Reserve Bank of India. It helps Indian banks help deploy and get the...
Mar 15, 2017
Not long back, when all of us learnt about this fascinating thing called bitcoin, few knew what the technology behind it was all about. Today, that technology, blockchain, is arguably better known...
Mar 14, 2017
Banks may become the early adopters of the blockchain technology. Recently, State Bank of India (SBI) has taken the initiative to spearhead India’s first Blockchain exploration consortium for banks...
Feb 17, 2017
Blockchain, the underlying technology of cryptocurrencies, continues to remain something of an enigma. Perhaps it is a little less mysterious today than it was say 6 months ago, but you can’t deny...
Feb 15, 2017
More than 50% of the banks globally have already invested on blockchain or will do so in 2017. About one out of three banks expects blockchain to be adopted commercially by 2018 while more than half...
Feb 09, 2017