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