Deloitte Research: Blockchain becomes a “critical priority” for companies, what does the future hold?

Deloitte’s new global blockchain survey results released earlier this week show that more than half of enterprise respondents cited blockchain as a top-five strategic priority, and a further 56% stated that blockchain will disrupt their industry.   Experts in the industry provide insight on the consulting giant’s latest findings blockchain space — including representatives from NEM Ventures, Concordium, Travala.com, UTRUST, Neutral, Hedera, Vo1t and Solve.Care   Iain Wilson, Advisor at NEM Ventures, the venture capital and investments arm of the NEM blockchain ecosystem said: Blockchain is ‘Crossing the Chasm’ from…

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Study Finds 3 in 4  Irish People Would Not Consider A Career in Blockchain

Despite European spend on blockchain set to soar to €3.5 billion in the next five years, a lack of understanding of how the technology works is holding Irish people back from pursuing  a career in blockchain   Dublin, Ireland — November 15, 2018 — As Ireland cements its status as a leading European technology hub, new research has found that 75% of the Irish population would not consider a career in blockchain technology. Despite financial service behemoths such as Deloitte and Mastercard announcing blockchain-related jobs in Dublin over the past…

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The Immutability of Blockchain: Buzzword or Breakthrough?

  There are a handful of buzzwords that exist in the blockchain space, but none are as frequently used, and as improperly understood, as immutability. As one report from Deloitte defines it, “Data once stored on the blockchain cannot be manipulated or changed — it is immutable.” Fundamentally, this is an accurate assertion. Information added on a blockchain contains a unique summary of the previous block, ensuring that transactions cannot be edited or deleted unless a consensus is reached by nodes in the network.   However, amid this statement, there…

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Deloitte Survey: Mid-Market, Private Companies Capitalize on Technology to Tap New Business Potential

Adoption and management of information technology allows for increased productivity and greater customer intimacy.   NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mid-market and private companies are demonstrating their commitment to harnessing new technology, according to a new Deloitte report, “Technology in the mid-market: Closing the gap,” published today. For companies in this market segment, digitization is proving to be a growth-enabler, customer-relationship builder, and overall asset to improve productivity.   For five consecutive years, Deloitte Growth Enterprise Services has explored technology trends and their impact specific to mid-market and…

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