Blockchain & DLT

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    IEEE P2023 Standard Taking Digital Transformation to New Levels

    The importance, impact, and potential benefits associated with digital transformation cannot be overstated, as organizations worldwide are updating their business models and software applications to take advantage of low-price data collection, fast networks and cloud-based processing for their applications. What’s more, advancements in technologies, such as IoT, AI, big data,…

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    Fostering Process Standardization in Cryptocurrency

    The cryptocurrency industry has grown rapidly into a very large industry, with numerous “coins,” hundreds of exchanges, and payments exceeding $1 million USD each day. A lack of globally relevant industry standards in the field has held back its widespread adoption among business and consumers. Consumers have found it difficult…

  • AI and Blockchain at Edge – Highlights from the IEEE event at Bangalore

    Raising the World’s Standards in Cryptocurrency

    The global cryptocurrency industry has matured to a point that numerous “coins” and hundreds of exchanges exist in the marketplace, accounting for payments exceeding $1 million USD each day. One of the primary hindrances to additional industry growth is that the coins in use rely on their own specifications based…

  • AI and Blockchain at Edge – Highlights from the IEEE event at Bangalore

    AI and Blockchain at Edge – Highlights from the IEEE event at Bangalore

    This is the first of a kind conference organized at India connecting three different hot technologies (artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and edge) together and present a unified view of the use cases, trends and work happening in these domains. This event was organized by the IEEE Bangalore section and IEEE…

  • Meet the IEEE Blockchain for Clinical Trials Whiteboard Challenge Winner

    With the IEEE Blockchain for Clinical Trials event, the IEEE provided a forum for diverse groups interested in pharmaceuticals, medicine, and blockchain technologies to interface with each other. I came as part of a team representing the Scrybe project. Scrybe is a blockchain-based system for securing provenance metadata. The team…

  • Leveraging Blockchain for Clinical Trials/Research

    Groundbreaking Technology Key for Improving Clinical Studies, Unlocking and Securing Data and Enhancing Patient Safety and Engagement When you consider the exorbitant costs and excessive timelines associated with new drug development, it’s no wonder that pharmaceutical companies are eager to improve on the clinical trials process, and more rapidly and…

  • Advancing Technology for the Benefit of Humanity – A Closer Look at Blockchain

    Nearly one-third of humanity – perhaps two billion people in dozens of countries – lacks access to a financial institution for the most basic banking services, leaving them largely out of the global economy, even their own local economy. This consigns billions of people to lives of mere subsistence. Over…

  • IEEE Blockchain Podcast Series – BlockRx

    Counterfeit medicine is a rapidly rising global epidemic. The size and scope of the issue are reaching a point where the World Health Organization can only roughly estimate that the number of counterfeit meds in the market range from 10-30%. In this latest Blockchain Podcast Series episode, you’ll hear from…

  • State of Blockchain Adoption on the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Podcast

    In August 2017, IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) sponsored a groundbreaking, independent research study focused on the State of Blockchain Adoption on the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain. This study will offer detailed insights on unresolved issues, expectations and commitment towards adoption of blockchain for the pharmaceutical supply chain. The research is being conducted…

  • A New Horizon within Reach for Personal Health Data Security and Patient Safety with Blockchain

    As a society, we blindly place our trust in physicians, medicine, and health facilities because at the end of the day these are the people and things that are going to save us. When that trust is broken either through human error or malicious behavior it can have dire results,…

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