Fintech, Wealth Disparity, and Socioeconomic Bias: Examining All Sides of the Coin

December 2, 2019

Critics of fintech—financial technology—suggest that emerging technologies like cryptocurrencies spread socioeconomic biases by limiting accessibility, while proponents tout the social good implications of the many technologies currently in development like blockchain and open banking.

Episode 40: Forging the Future of Finance…One Blockchain Link at a Time

Duration 21:00

At the heart of it, blockchain is about trust, transparency, and security. Right now, companies spend endless time and money establishing and maintaining trusted, secure relationships and transactions. Blockchain has the potential to streamline these processes, eliminate redundancy, and enhance security. On this episode, Australian Securities and Exchange CIO Dan Chesterman offers a rare down-to-earth, practical look at what blockchain is, what it does, and how to implement it.

How Emerging Tech Will Reshape Our Economy in the Next Decade

July 31, 2019

Emerging technologies and human-machine partnerships are causing three pivotal socioeconomic shifts that will lead to a friction-free economy by 2030.

How Blockchain is Bringing Food Security to Refugees

July 29, 2019

At a refugee camp far from home, a man passes through an iris scanning terminal to deduct the amount owed for groceries from his digital wallet. This biometric procedure and uniquely assigned digital wallet are part of a blockchain-based food aid system fueled by the United Nations. Could different humanitarian arms of the UN use blockchain as well?

Fender Benders: Can Blockchain Save the Claims Process?

June 24, 2019

If you’ve ever been in a car accident, you know that feeling of frustration. Automobile insurers are looking to blockchain technology to make the claims process less stressful and more efficient for all.

GDPR, a Year In

May 28, 2019

It’s been a year this month since the European Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Hear from Margaret Franco, senior vice president of EMEA Marketing, Dell Technologies, as she shares her optimism around GDPR and why it is an opportunity to connect with customers on a personal level.