Hello and welcome to our special Think about 2021 Output of the blockchain news that you can use. This edition focuses on the blockchain sessions at Think 2021 and some of our special guests. Mark your calendar for May 11th (America) and May 12th (APAC, Japan, and EMEA) and:
Read on to plan your blockchain curriculum.
Blockchain Think 2021 sessions have a common theme: the use of blockchain is one proven approach to solve challenges at the ecosystem level. As such, what is generally called “Corporate blockchainWill continue to lead Multi-party computing solutions how Blockchain Innovations will continue to emerge in 2021.
Here is an overview of the latest corporate blockchain news, as well as related Think 2021 sessions.
Automakers need to make sure that all of the parts they use Comply with safety regulations, an ideal problem when exchanging data for blockchain, as Groupe Renault demonstrated in its XCEED project.
- Session: is it time to stop talking about blockchain?
Martha Bennett, VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester, and Odile Panciatici, Blockchain VP, Groupe Renault, explore ecosystem opportunities to increase agility, reduce costs, and monetize solutions. Learn how blockchain is the rising tide raising all ships.
Using blockchain and collaboration will help close that Trade finance gap for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in developing countries.
- Session: Promoting Global Trade: Better Associating With Trust
Oswald Kuyler, Managing Director of DSI, International Chamber of Commerce, is jointly examining how banks are jointly developing neutral blockchain-based platforms to reduce costs, increase trust and secure future growth.
Blockchain transparency will play a key role Decarbonisation of the industry through the efforts of a new initiative from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, the Carbon Transparency Pathfinder.
- Session: Carbon Transparency Pathfinder for Decarbonization
Learn more about this new initiative for a comprehensive, consistent and secure sharing of data on primary carbon emissions at product level from Anna Stanley of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
COVID-19 sent shock waves through several Supply chains and accelerated change. After the pandemic, the supply chains are retooling for the new (ab) normality.
- Session: Closer to the autonomous supply chain: How blockchain, IoT and AI enable automation in companies
Cross-company workflow automation requires real-time insights as well as trust and consensus from multiple actors – prerequisites that can finally be achieved. Hear from pioneers in the field including Chris Day from Sonoco and Robin Grumman-Vogt from eProvenance.
Almost 90 percent of US and Canadian higher education institutions use them digital credentials Increase efficiency and reduce fraud, with blockchain playing a role in increasing trust.
- Session: Digital Credentials, Blockchain, and the Transition to a Skills-Based Economy
Ricardo Torres, CEO of the National Student Clearinghouse, Darin Hobbs of Western Governors University and David Langdon, Senior Policy Advisor of the US Department of Commerce, share with Alex Kaplan their journey together to build the blockchain-based Learning Credential Network.
April’s Watch, Read and Listen Features
Digital event: Blockchain Opportunity Summit
Sponsored by, this comprehensive digital event focuses on bringing executives together with leading experts to address business-critical challenges, create new monetization opportunities, and drive industry collaboration. Join us May 25-26.
Blog: A new paradigm for financial services
Digital assets, their gigantic increase in market capitalization, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are the hottest topics on the blockchain these days. Find out what impact they will have on the financial services industry.
Interactive tour: Food Trust
Experience Food Trust modules by following a fruit and nut bar from farm to store and see how the solution can increase supply chain efficiency in the network of growers, processors, manufacturers, distributors and retailers.
Video: Preserving the quality and integrity of wine with blockchain
Learn how the blockchain-based VinAssure network put together by eProvenance unlocks the efficiency of the supply chain and ensures the proper handling of Wide during transportation.
Case study: The home depot
Trust plays a vital role in building relationships with suppliers and using blockchain and automation to quickly resolve supplier invoicing disputes.
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