Blockchain

  • 6 major Big Data predictions for 2017

    The market has evolved from technologists looking to learn and understand new big data technologies to customers who want to learn about new projects, new companies and most importantly, how organizations are actually benefitting from the technology.

    According to John Schroeder, executive chairman and founder of MapR Technologies, Inc., the acceleration in big data deployments has shifted the focus to the value of the data.

  • Top 10 Blockchain conclusions from the European Trustech Conference

    1. Time stamping on the blockchain is already a well-functioning application.

    “Blockchain brings time stamping to big data, which is much cheaper than previous versions of time stamping big data. I’m surprised how many features you can build on that simple feature,” Gilles Cadignan, chief executive and cofounder of Rennes, France-based Woleet, a Bitcoin blockchain-data anchoring company, said in a panel. This, of course, presumes that the data is accurate and trustworthy. Woleet’s service uses the Bitcoin blockchain to track, say, the provenance of pharmaceuticals to prevent counterfeiting. He also noted, “Even if Woleet disappears,” the record of any data that the company has stamped onto the Bitcoin blockchain will endure if that ledger does.

  • Why blockchain for big data is so important?

    Big data and blockchain are two buzz words in business at the moment and both have the potential to change the way businesses operate. Together these two areas can help businesses become more secure and make operations more efficient.

    Blockchain is increasingly being used in different business sectors, with some parts of the financial industry taking advantage of the technology already, and others are sure to follow.

  • Why is the blockchain important for big data?

    Big data and blockchain are two buzz words in business at the moment and both have the potential to change the way businesses operate. Together these two areas can help businesses become more secure and make operations more efficient.

    Blockchain is increasingly being used in different business sectors, with some parts of the financial industry taking advantage of the technology already, and others are sure to follow. Research from the Harvard Business Review predicted that the blockchain would soon be used to move and store a variety of information, including money, titles, music, art, intellectual property and scientific discoveries, and will be the technology most likely to change the next decade of business.