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How Blockchain Will Boost Global Supply Chains During the Pandemic

With more people shopping online than ever before during the COVID-19 pandemic, blockchain is increasingly becoming a solution to tracking and authenticating goods along the complex and arduous global supply chain. Blockchain is a decentralized digital ledger of transactions that records data in a way that prevents hacking and data altercation. Not only will this […]

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Can IoT Help Preserve COVID-19 Vaccines During Shipping?

The race to manufacture a viable COVID-19 vaccine raises an important question: Given the logistical challenges of delivering vaccines to billions of people across the planet—with many stops along the way—how can they be safely distributed? Vaccines need to be temperature-controlled or they will lose their efficacy. According to the International Air Transport Association’s Center […]

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How Businesses and Governments Plan to Invest in Blockchain

Blockchain is starting to take off. As the technology rapidly matures, many governments and businesses are eager to get on board. The recent release of Hyperledger Fabric 2.0, an update of the modular blockchain framework under the IBM Blockchain Platform, marks a significant development in distributed ledger technology. This new version of the protocol features […]

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Blockchain-as-a-Service for Supply Chain

As companies continue to grow, Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) can help supply chain systems grow alongside the companies in order to better keep up with incoming demands. If an organization’s supply chain team need to spend all their time just keeping pace with demand, when will they have the time to think strategically and plan for the […]

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What’s Happening in Blockchain?

Blockchain continues to grow beyond digital currencies, disrupting other industries with its secure distributed ledger technology. Recent developments have been made in the fields of supply chain, healthcare, the Internet of Things (IoT), and more. Supply Chain The complex world of the global supply chain market presents a formidable challenge to manufacturers. Blockchain technology can […]

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Improving Patient Outcomes and Healthcare Efficiency with Blockchain

A streamlined, cost-effective healthcare system requires efficient sharing of information between legacy systems. However, systems storing critical healthcare data often operate in silos. Even worse, they can be easy to hack. A report from BIS Research observes, “Less than 10% of healthcare organizations regularly share medical information with providers outside of their organization. The lack […]

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How Blockchain is Transforming the Supply Chain

As anyone responsible for supply chain management can tell you, the demand for accountability and tracking at every step of the supply chain just continues to grow. For example, consumers want to know where their vegetables were sourced, how they were grown, handling methods, refrigeration temperatures in transit, how long since they have been harvested, […]

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Promising Blockchain Pilot Programs in Supply Chain

According to Gartner, a leading research and advisory company, blockchain has the potential to become a viable solution for major supply chain issues as the complexity of the supply chain sector continues to grow. These issues include counterfeit products, visibility/traceability, and efficiency play. Several companies worldwide are already testing blockchain pilot programs for supply chain […]

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3 Promising Use Cases for Blockchain Technology in Healthcare

The current technologies used in the healthcare industry face limitations in areas security, privacy, and full ecosystem interoperability. Although several challenges must be addressed before any large scale adoption can be attempted, a healthcare blockchain could transform the industry through the secure nature of distributed ledger technology. A blockchain-powered health information exchange has the potential […]

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