In this video, learn how to illustrate how blockchains, once more broadly adopted and integrated, could change the shape of business. If you could have predicted how the internet would change the shape of business in its early days, you would be better equipped to spot change as it happened—it's important to understand early how blockchains can also change the shape of business.
- To be successful in a world of digital acceleration, … we need to understand how new technology … will influence our business models and our strategies. … It's a huge topic, … but in the next few minutes, … I'm going to paint some broad strokes … for what kind of influence … we can expect blockchains to have. … One, we'll see new models for collaboration … and this takes a lot of different forms, … so trading partners, … even if their competitors can work more safely together … using a shared blockchain ledger. … Blockchains will help to protect data … or allow them to autonomously execute agreements. … Even machines can work better together … on our behalf coordinating with more trust … and we'll see new ways that products and services … from different companies … or even different industries could be bundled together … for a richer and more complete customer experience. … Okay, so this is very futuristic, … but for example, … imagine a washing machine that could send out notification …
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.