Alison begins by explaining what blockchains accomplish, how they make it safer for everyone to work together, and where they do—and do not—deliver value. Then, she details the new tools that blockchains offer business, including how they can help you discern what's real from what's false in your digital world. Plus, learn how blockchains can impact different departments within your business, from finance to HR.
Skill Level Beginner
- Today, no matter what industry or department you work in, technology has a central role and this also means that who wins and doesn't is increasingly determined by the speed with which the company understands and assimilates new technology. In short, the pressure is on. And now there's a new wave coming and just like the internet, blockchains are going to change the balance of power as they're more broadly adopted and integrated. Over time, they're going to reshape how business is done and they're going to change what's possible. But right now, there's a lot of hype and confusion and insider speak about blockchains and it's hard to know what it means and it's hard to know what's real. We're going to clear that up. I'm going to walk you through the new tools that blockchains offer us, explain what you'll be able to do with them, and help you understand how they're going to impact us over time. I'm Alison McCauley, and for two decades I've worked at the intersection of the enterprise, disruptive innovation, and how organizations and cultures change and I help audiences around the world to understand the impact that emerging technologies have on our lives and our world. And now I'm going to help you understand the next wave of change that's coming our way. So come into my home and let me demystify blockchains for you.