In this video, learn how to identify the gap in the underlying technology of the web—and how it has caused problems for both business and consumers. Blockchain technology gives you a toolset to help you fix these gaps.
- [Announcer] An engineer in a lab in Geneva in the 1980s, … observed how scientists struggled to share … their work with each other. … Information was on computers around the world, … but it was really hard to get to it. … So he created the World Wide Web. … And this has given us all new super powers. … We can pass data around the world with ease and it sparked … a global wave of creativity and innovation … and collaboration. … But the web wasn't designed for the vital and the pervasive … role that it serves in our lives today. … And as we push the edge of what we can do with it … and what we want to do with it, … we've unearthed gaps in the underlying technology … and gaps that have caused real problems. … Like what? … Well on the web, it's really hard to tell what's real. … And this means it's become easier to forge or fake things. … If you've shopped online, … you've probably questioned at times if what you're buying … is real and this can have real impact. … So recently governments have made large purchases …
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.