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Blockchain has the potential to reshape economy, politics and our whole society. We are just at the beginning of this journey, but with such a potent technology it is better to be a shaper then a spectator.
The Deloitte Blockchain Institute is Germany’s center of competency for blockchain technology. We are focused on the creation of solutions based on blockchain technology. The institute covers all industries and is tightly connected on a global level with specialists groups across Deloitte. We combine our firm’s technological, industry and strategic knowledge with our ecosystem of external cooperation partnerships.
Blockchain as one of the biggest technology breakthroughs in recent times has difficulties in finding a common understanding due to its potential and applicability. Its junique features, the utilization as well as why companies should care about Blockchain are just a few topics that this article will deal with.
- Best Practice – Standard for Blockchain Development
- Interoperability and System Integration Controls
- Audit Rules
- Cybersecurity Controls
- Enhancement of Traditional ICT Protocols
- Business Continuity Planning and Blockchain
A new study of the global open-source platform, GitHub, offers key lessons on blockchain development—how projects have grown, what's likely to come next, and the implications for financial services firms.
Blockchain technology—a digitized, distributed ledger that immutably records and shares information—could enable the CRE industry to address these inefficiencies and inaccuracies. According to a 2015 World Economic Forum survey of 800 executives and information and communications technology sector experts, 57.9 percent of the respondents believe that 10 percent of the global GDP information will be stored on blockchain technology by 2025.
In this report, we will dive deeper into the value proposition of blockchain technology and its applicability to property leasing and management, and purchase and sale transaction processes.
Die Blockchain ist mittlerweile über die Finanzdienstleistungsbranche hinausgewachsen. Doch ist sie auch bereit für die Energiebranche? Ist es nur ein Hype oder kommen "echte" Veränderungen? Deloitte eröffnet Ihnen Einblicke, wie die Blockchain die Versorgungsindustrie beeinflussen könnte.
Blockchain’s influence in the public sector will be mostly behind the scenes. But the technology has the potential to bring security, efficiency, and speed to a wide range of services and processes. How should government agencies look to incorporate blockchain into the way they function today?
Blockchain is a technology that requires collaboration to be effective, which is why companies—both allies and competitors—have begun working together in consortia. But creating a successful blockchain consortium requires planning, investment, and commitment.
Given nowadays complex macroeconomic environment, as well as regulatory and investors’ pressures, banks are forced to seek new ways of lowering costs and increasing profitability. In such setting, technological innovations such as blockchain could become a lifeboat for banks.
Similar to many innovative technologies blockchain has been accepted by banks, entrepreneurs, technologists, scholars, regulatory authorities and many more with quite a portion of enthusiasm. Multiple analysts predict positive developments as a consequence of blockchain adoption, such as new revenue models, efficiency gains, cut of millions in costs, and significant lowering of risks industry-wide.
During its whole lifetime, the vehicle´s status is tracked on a blockchain in which the parties concerned can verify the relevant information regarding the car at any time, in an environment that enhances transparency while guaranteeing privacy. In this way the fleet manager can verify all transactions affecting the car and also its financing status. The car user can be sure that previous renters have properly released usage rights without necessarily seeing who the previous user was, or what he or she did with the car.
The transformation of the financial services industry is top-of-mind for everyone in the field. As digitization has “changed the game” for all industry sectors, distributed ledger technology, also known as blockchain, has emerged as a hot topic. But how can this technology help financial firms? This report from Deloitte and World Economic Forum takes a pragmatic approach to answering this question.
The report builds upon the findings from the Deloitte / World Economic Forum report, Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services, and looks at the implications of distributed ledger technology across nine functions of financial services. Our findings suggest this technology has the potential to “live-up to the hype” and reshape financial services, but requires careful collaboration from other emerging technologies, regulators, incumbents, and additional stakeholders to be successful.
'Immutability exists to ensure the preservation of truth across a community, it provides an auditable proof that events have occurred exactly as prescribed and expected. It is this predictability and assurance that is so valuable to the blockchain community and one can Immutability exists to ensure the preservation of truth across a community, it provides an auditable proof that events have occurred exactly as prescribed and expected. It is this predictability and assurance that is so valuable to the blockchain community and one can question whether it has been challenged by the hard fork.'
Blockchain technology has the power to transform the asset management value chain—and the firms that adopt it early will reap the rewards. This report examines unique blockchain developments and provides a six-step guide to implementing blockchain. Position your firm for the future by advancing asset management technology.
Die Blockchain-Technologie besitzt das Potenzial ganze Unternehmenslandschaften nachhaltig zu verändern. Insbesondere Wirtschaftszweige mit vielen Intermediären, in denen Vertrauen essenziell ist, könnten bald eine Umwälzung erfahren. Das riesige Potenzial wird von vielen unterschiedlichen Marktteilnehmern – insbesondere aus der Finanzbranche – erprobt. Viele neue Anwendungen werden entwickelt, um bestehende Prozesse zu vereinfachen und zu automatisieren. Das Interesse an der Blockchain-Technologie ist ungebrochen.
Read the following lines very carefully. Do you know about the blockchain? The blockchain is a secure digital record of transactions – or in other words: the internet transmits information. The blockchain transfers ownership. It’s going to change the world.
Das Pilatus zugesprochene Zitat „quod spricpsi, spcripsi“ kann als Leitspruch der Blockchain gelten: Was einmal in die Blockchain eingetragen wurde, bleibt dort unveränderlich für alle Zeiten notiert.
Dass der Economist die Blockchain als „Trust Machine“ bezeichnet, ist folgerichtig. Wirtschaftsprüfer – als ganz wesentliche Beteiltigete im „Trust-Business“ – müssen sich den Auswirkungen der neuen Technology stellen.
Blockchain-Technologie bietet die Möglichkeit, Transaktionsregister fälschungssicher und ohne Bemühung zentraler Instanzen (Zentralbanken, Zentralregister, Grundbuchämter, Notare etc.) zu führen.
How to fund innovation in the crypto age? Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are a relatively new way to fund start-ups and projects. Similar to an IPO, an ICO is a way for a start-up or an established company to raise capital, and a vehicle of investment for potential investors. In this paper, we will focus on the possibilities to use ICOs to fund Blockchain or cryptocurrency-based start-ups and projects.
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are nothing new, but recent attacks are increasing in severity, complexity, and frequency and have therefore become a mainstream concern for businesses and private customers alike. We examine how Blockchain technology could promote a secure IoT.
Blockchain technology carries the potential to disrupt business models in many industries, including telecoms. This report explains how blockchain could impact the telecommunications industry and its relevance to the C-Suite.
Blockchain is currently one of the most widely-discussed and hyped technologies. There are not many industries that shouldn’t be either excited or worried about its potential. This report shows how Blockchain could impact the media industry.