In this video, learn how to identify where blockchains do and don't deliver value, at a high level. People tend to get overly excited about applying blockchains everywhere—but there are only some areas where it really delivers benefit.
- Because blockchains are seen as a sexy new technology, … there have been a lot of people looking to use them … in areas where they don't really need a blockchain. … Where a traditional database could do the work easier … and faster and cheaper. … These projects will fail. … Why? … Whenever a technology is new, it's hard to use it well, … and that's especially true of block chains. … They're complex, … and to really tap into their value, … we must learn to work together in new ways. … That's hard. … We don't have clear best practices in place yet. … We don't have clear paths for ROI. … It's still hard to scale. … And in many cases … getting people to agree on the standards to use it … and how it's governed is even harder … than getting the technology right. … Blockchains hold super powers. … But to see these in action, … blockchains must be applied where they're really needed. … So let's take a look at where it does … and doesn't make sense to use a blockchain. … A blockchain is useful …
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.