Among other new age technologies (AI, IoT, AR, VR) Blockchain is the one which is ready to disrupt the financial and IT space. In 2017, blockchain was named in the Gartner's top 10 strategic technology trend for 2018 and is being rapidly taken up by the IT industry for its use of the application in data security and threat/fraudulent data checks.
Blockchain technology brings transparency and decentralization to mainly financial transactions and further can be used in critical use cases like governance, healthcare, banking and so on. It focuses on a user-centric network which removes third-party intervention to reduce cost and amount of time for a transaction which further brings agility in business operations.
We have collated this ebook to showcase the basics of blockchain technology and how this technology can be helpful for multiple industries. With this ebook, businesses and individuals can learn about
- What is Blockchain
- How it Works
- Types of Blockchain
- Consensus algorithms and Smart Contracts
- Implementation options
- Open Source and Vendor Platforms
- Insights from Market Statistics and Survey