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606, 2018

Smart Contracts and the Blockchain

By |June 6th, 2018|Categories: Blockchain|

What is blockchain? Blockchain is a decentralized database, but not in the traditional database, and peer to peer network that stores and register any transactions.  Basically, one gigantic ledger. No one person owns this ledger.  Everyone in the peer to peer network has a copy of this ledger.  Anyone of the ledger receives an update or an insert of new transaction, everyone in the network will receive the same update [...]

505, 2018

How Cryptocurrencies Aid in Disaster Relief

By |May 5th, 2018|Categories: Blockchain|

The distributed ledger technology working behind cryptocurrencies has proven to be a disrupting technology for commercial and non-commercial industries across the globe. Blockchain technology, through an immutable, decentralized and transparent network, ensures secure storage and exchange of digital assets and confidential data. Startups have adopted a range of blockchain projects to have efficient work solutions in their respective industries including financial services, real estate property, cloud computing, supply chain and [...]

2304, 2018

How will we know if Blockchain Really Improves People’s Lives

By |April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blockchain|

In last of our few posts at theblockchainacademy.com[1], we mainly discussed the blockchain potential benefits, challenges and costs for a number of industries. In continuation to our informative content series on blockchain, we have, through this post, tried to explore the same but in perspective of people, i.e. how is blockchain actually helpful for improving people’s lives. Is this something whose benefits are just to be in favor of commercial entities [...]

104, 2018

Lowering Costs by using Crypto-technology

By |April 1st, 2018|Categories: Blockchain|

The last few posts at The Blockchain Academy[1] mostly focused on blockchain or crypto technology penetration in different industries for making transactions safer, easier and more efficient. If you have read the previous discussions carefully, you must have noticed one more differentiating feature of crypto technology, and that is cost saving. However, we never discussed it in a great deal that it should be. Hence, in this article, we will [...]

503, 2018

How to invest in Blockchain Technology

By |March 5th, 2018|Categories: Blockchain|

Technology and training & development go hand in hand; a firm belief held by The Blockchain Academy[1]. Being a leading consultant and provider for corporate training and development solutions across industries, we have always compelled our clients to invest in advanced and more efficient technologies to keep their business ahead in the market. Since we have been focusing the rising technology of blockchain since last few weeks, we have decided [...]

1402, 2018

Blockchain Technology for Real Estate Transactions

By |February 14th, 2018|Categories: Blockchain|

In continuation of the blockchain series at TheBlockchainAcademy[1], this post is dedicated to blockchain technology application and potential for real estate transactions. A well-recognized trend in the real estate industry is information asymmetry related to the real estate transaction. In the last few years, the sector has turned out to be more transparent. With crisis as the major reason, the demand for information and alignment of the ethical practices and [...]

1101, 2018

Blockchain Solutions for Global Freight

By |January 11th, 2018|Categories: Blockchain|

Just like blockchain is being seen to revolutionize various industries in the next few years, global freight or international shipping industry is not exempted from the great revolution. Being a continuation of our blockchain discussion on TheBlockchainAcademy[1], this post presents the potential blockchain solutions to be used and exploited by global freight industry in the coming years. A number of businesses around the globe are making grounds to deploy blockchain [...]

2111, 2017

How to invest in Blockchain Technology

By |November 21st, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

Technology and training & development go hand in hand; a firm belief held by TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1]. Being a leading consultant and provider for corporate training and development solutions across industries, we have always compelled our clients to invest in advanced and more efficient technologies to keep their business ahead in the market. Since we have been focusing the rising technology of blockchain since last few weeks, we have decided to help [...]

2111, 2017

Related Blockchain Technologies

By |November 21st, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

Blockchain technology is often considered as a confusing concept to interpret and implement. Luckily, TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1] is here to simplify its understanding and embrace its potential for the users belonging to various industries. Blockchain technology is not a new concept anymore; it has become a fast growing industry. Similar kinds of data structure were present long before this famous bitcoin crytocurrency emerged; however, principal theories of the blockchain structures used today [...]

2610, 2017

Blockchain and Foreign Exchange Trading

By |October 26th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

Blockchain’s increasing penetration and adoption in across industries has been the hottest buzzes in the market and also at yourtraininedge.com[1], where we keep on embracing the new innovative technologies ready to revolutionize the markets somehow. After education, banking, medical records, and healthcare insurance, the next market or industry we see blockchain giving a boom to, is Foreign exchange trading. This is actually amplified when a year old technology firm stated [...]

609, 2017

Understanding Smart Contracts

By |September 6th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

The Blockchain Academy is ever ready to provide in-depth information to the bitcoin enthusiasts and blockchain users belonging to different industries, all over the world. In this post, I have decided to discuss the ever popular idea of smart contracts, which is in the limelight since the emergence of revolutionizing yet controversial technology of blockchain. So, what are people discussing about when they discuss about the smart contracts? In the context [...]

2308, 2017

Blockchain Applications in Capital Markets & Global Trade Finance

By |August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

Blockchain is indeed rising as one of the biggest revolutionary technologies for a number of industries, as discussed in last few posts of TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1]. We have been in the process of highlighting the potential of blockchain to the best we can, since it is expected to transform the way various industries work, to an incredible extent. This time the industry we have selected to discuss in regard to expected blockchain [...]

1207, 2017

Blockchain and Global Shipping

By |July 12th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

We at TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1] has already discussed the transformations brought about in a number of industries around the world. In this article, the industry we are going to discuss for block chain technology adoption is global shipping. Global shipping, one of the biggest industries in the world, covers almost every region and involves trade in every country around the globe, with more than 4 trillion USD in goods being shipped around the [...]

1505, 2017

Can Governments Encourage Blockchain Innovation

By |May 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1] has been a keen and consistent provider of corporate training and development to government organizations’ employees. In view of the rising blockchain technology, we can’t neglect its potential role for governments around the globe. Our research urged us to determine whether the governments are equally embracing the blockchain technology benefits just like other industries and institutions and are they willing to support the blockchain innovation in their respective economies. [...]

105, 2017

Thoughtful Blockchain Regulation without Stifling Innovation

By |May 1st, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

In this post I would be discussing the hot debate going on regarding blockchain regulations and the way it can be balanced with innovation. Blockchain technology, as we have discussed quite a lot of times before, is a distributed ledger that underlies crypto-currencies, and has become a vital factor for financial industry as virtual currencies like bitcoin are becoming increasingly popular. The rise of the blockchain technology can greatly transform [...]

2404, 2017

What Impact will Blockchain Patents have on Blockchain Development?

By |April 24th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

Here we are again at www.TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1] to bring some of the latest blockchain developments. A much hyped issue that has been a center of experts’ attention is blockchain patents and the impacts they will be having on blockchain. We want to highlight it in view of a patent’s land grab being developed in the blockchain space, which can potentially make business operations more challenging to handle for those seeking to [...]

1704, 2017

Will Blockchain streamline Securities Lending?

By |April 17th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

It seems that newer and more valued developments are going to continue in lieu of blockchain technology in the coming year, and TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1] will make you understand the ways to embrace these for your businesses in 2017. After bringing revolution for a number of industries including banking & finance, global freight and trade, e-commerce, patents, digital regulations, the blockchain technology seems to expand its area around securities lending, all around [...]

1004, 2017

Bitcoin Mining is Too Expensive

By |April 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

For all the fluctuation in bitcoin pricing, the year of 2014 is looked as a year when bitcoin started to shift past the proof-of-concept phase and towards mainstream markets. More than 6 million bitcoin wallets were set up in 2014, as stated by Coindesk, which is a huge increase over 2013, while around 75,000 merchants are now accepting digital currency, including Expedia, Dell and Overstock[2]. However, one area of the [...]

304, 2017

Is every Blockchain Project worthwhile? Or are many useless?

By |April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

In last few posts at TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1], we have already observed that blockchains are often over-hyped enough to let everyone climb on the rope, especially the start ups looking for harnessing the blockchain technology sooner. Well, everyone who is thinking to set up a start-up in the blockchain space must read this post, since the industry still seems in its infancy. Everybody is grasping for the buzzword that may, in reality, [...]

2003, 2017

Understand DAO’s (Decentralized Autonomous Organizations)

By |March 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Blockchain technology and increasingly advanced protocols being developed out of the concept, have gained global recognition by the corporate world, especially the banking and finance industry. The hottest buzzwords include the idea of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs), which TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1] has included in this post to discuss, in continuation of providing highly researched blockchain content for the readers and end users. A decentralized autonomous organization, also called a decentralized autonomous corporation sometimes, [...]

103, 2017

Review of the 6 Major Blockchain Protocols

By |March 1st, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

Since 2008, when the term bitcoin was coined by Satoshi Nakamoto as a novel electronic and completely peer-to-peer cash system free of trusted third party, the interest in the bitcoin and blockchain technology has increased.  Recognizing it as a revolutionizing technology across the industries, especially in banking and finance, in terms of transactions and their privacy and security, researchers are not leaving any stone unturned to come up with exotic [...]

2302, 2017

Scalability in Private and Public Blockchain Systems

By |February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

In many of my posts, we have greatly discussed the blockchain systems potential for a number of industries. We also discussed factors like cost, privacy, data quality and an elimination of the need of third party trusted intermediaries. In this post, which is a continuation in a blockchain article series on www.TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1], we will focus the factor of scalability both for private and public blockchain systems. Since last year, the [...]

1602, 2017

Is the Blockchain Revolution Real

By |February 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Let’s discuss one of the most debated questions regarding blockchain technology in this article, i.e., is the blockchain revolution real or just a hyped phenomenon? TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1] has previously discussed in great deal the increasing penetration and potential of block chain in different industries, however, the question about its significance is still there in many minds. Is blockchain everything it is expected to be? There has been a huge discussion, seen at [...]

1602, 2017

Blockchain & Ownership of Intellectual Property

By |February 16th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

The bitcoin blockchain is well recognized for its use as a ledger for the digital currency transactions, however it also possesses potential for others, more radical uses also; uses that are just now starting to be explored. The online service “Proof of Existence” is one of the examples of how the capabilities of this novel technology can go beyond the world of banking and finance[1], in this case, providing a [...]

1002, 2017

The Bank of England Creating Its Own Crypto Currency – The Impact

By |February 10th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

Moving further to the Blockchain Week, this is the time to discuss some practical and recent scenarios, happening in the world, and are based on the utilization of technology. In my previous articles, I mentioned that we shouldn’t be surprised to see various institutions, especially the ones in financial sector, using the concepts in their applications and processes. This article talks about one such case. The new cryptocurrency is being [...]

902, 2017

10 Blockchain Predictions for 2017

By |February 9th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

The year of 2016 has clearly established that blockchain technology is only here to rise. Throughout the year, TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1] has been with the readers, both individuals and corporate businesses, in an effort to highlight the blockchain potentials they can embrace and utilize to give a new dimension to the ways they work, save costs and carry out transactions. Now when the year is about to an end and we are almost [...]

402, 2017

Blockchain Solutions for Cyber & Data Security

By |February 4th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

In the world of increasing cyber-crimes and businesses’ struggle to cope with data security, its regulation and privacy concerns, can blockchain be a great relief? Previously in our posts at TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1], we have discussed the potential of blockchain in terms of security and privacy of the transactions. In this post, we will see this in a more comprehensive way to reveal its capabilities specifically for cyber and data security proposes. [...]

202, 2017

What Impact Will Blockchain Patents Have on Blockchain Development

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

Here we are again at www.TheBlockchainAcademy.com [1] to bring some of the latest blockchain developments. A much hyped issue that has been a center of experts’ attention is blockchain patents and the impacts they will be having on blockchain. We want to highlight it in view of a patent’s land grab being developed in the blockchain space, which can potentially make business operations more challenging to handle for those seeking to build upon [...]

1701, 2017

How Blockchain is Changing Legal Services

By |January 17th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

Most people are now aware of Bitcoin, the modern electronic currency operating outside the conventional auspices of state control. However, only few of the people are aware of the technology of blockchain underlying, which has a huge potential to revolutionize the provision of legal services, regulatory enforcement and compliance. In few of my previous posts, we have seen the technology in terms of education and the way it is beneficial [...]

1201, 2017

Blockchain Opportunities, Challenges and Partnerships

By |January 12th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

The rising technology of blockchain and increasing number of opportunities it is creating for different industries, has long been highlighted by TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1], in an effort to embrace the technology to the fullest and also unveil the challenges and partnerships it has also brought about. In this post, we will be discussing these factors in a more detailed and factual manner. Blockchain, also called the backbone technology underlying Bitcoin, is one [...]

1001, 2017

The Potential Impact of Blockchain on Financial Sector

By |January 10th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

One of the highly debated and most controversial topics out there right now, is blockchain. The world’s powerful and smart people are yet to reach a new consensus as to whether this revolutionizing technology is a good or a bad evaluation, however, most of them agree to the fact that it is indeed an evolution. In an effort to try and reap its potential disruptive power, hundreds of millions dollars [...]

501, 2017

Blockchain Voting for Shareholders as Well as Elected Officials

By |January 5th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|

Is blockchain going to be introduced in voting and election? We shouldn’t be surprised if it happens. We are heading towards a future where cash or paper base currency is to be replaced by Bitcoin or crypto currencies. In this scenario, seeing blockchain in election and voting terms, both in corporate and politics, seems quite relevant. Being the continuation of the Blockchain Month at TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1], this article discusses the blockchain [...]

2912, 2016

Can Blockchain Solutions Over-Reach

By |December 29th, 2016|Categories: Blockchain|

There has been much coverage seen in the technology press nowadays about the recent emerging technology, generating huge interest in various industries: block chain and its ecosystem. In my previous posts for the blockchain week at www.TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1], we have mostly come across the potential of this technology to transform the ways industries and professionals are working, including educational sector, legal sector and medical care. However, can blockchain solutions overreach in [...]

2212, 2016

How Blockchain is Changing Learning & Development

By |December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Let me share with you one of the latest and rising concepts being seen in education, learning and development, and that is “blockchain”. I am sure if you have been in learning and development, you must have heard of it this year. So, what blockchain basically is and is blockchain going to be the next great thing in learning and development? Well, this is the question I have been encountering [...]

812, 2016

Using Blockchain in Educational Sector

By |December 8th, 2016|Categories: Blockchain|

When we hear about blockchain, it usually spins our head. Fintech experts and Wall Street analysts claim that it can make the conventional banking absolutely obsolete. Airbnb just hired an expert blockchain team, while Estonia is soon to use it for maintaining a million patient health records. But what actually is the blockchain, and what is its linkage to the educational sector? Initially developed as the underlying database for the [...]

512, 2016

What is Blockchain & Why Does it Matter

By |December 5th, 2016|Categories: Blockchain|

This article will discuss why blockchain matters? Most importantly, the benefits it is bringing about that make it important, are of much interest especially for the corporate world. In addition, for the newbie reading the article, it is always good to revise the concept again in a brief manner. If you have been tuned to my blog or heard of bitcoin, you can surely say that the digital currency that [...]

212, 2016

Will Crypto-Currencies Replace Cash?

By |December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blockchain|

A prediction by an Australian economic professor, regarding the replacement of paper cash by electronic currency like Bitcoin by next 10 years, raised a wave of concerns around the globe. I found this hottest buzz interesting and important enough to include in our Blockchain Week at TheBlockchainAcademy.com[1]. In the last few posts, we discussed the blockchain technology in a great deal, with some practical scenarios such as RSCoin to be [...]

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