Les entreprises sont optimistes face au défi du changement

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Les dirigeants d’entreprise sont de plus en plus convaincus que les changements rapides qui se produiront au cours des cinq prochaines années sur le lieu de travail profiteront aux entreprises. Plus de quatre répondants sur cinq (84%) à l’enquête Future Enterprise Survey 2018 du cabinet d’avocats international Seyfarth Shaw se sont montrés optimistes quant à […]

Molte aziende sono ottimiste sull’impatto del cambiamento

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I leader aziendali hanno sempre più fiducia nel fatto che i rapidi cambiamenti sul luogo di lavoro nei prossimi cinque anni andranno a beneficio delle loro organizzazioni. Più di quattro su cinque intervistati (l’84%) nel Future Enterprise Survey 2018 dello studio legale Seyfarth Shaw hanno detto di essere ottimisti riguardo alla “capacità dell’azienda di trasformare […]

More enterprises bullish about impact of change

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Enterprise leaders are increasingly confident that rapid changes in the workplace over the next five years will benefit their organizations. More than four out of five respondents (84 percent) to the 2018 Future Enterprise Survey by global corporate law firm Seyfarth Shaw said they were optimistic about their enterprise’s “ability to turn future-of-work changes into a business advantage,” […]

Blockchain’s identity problem

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As an old dog in technology marketing and research, I’ve had the opportunity to watch the emergence of many new products and categories and observe the traction (or lack thereof) that the products get in the marketplace. I remember exactly where I was the first time I heard about blockchain. I was speaking with a […]

B is for blockchain

This post is part of a continuing series, “Digital: from A to Z,” that explores what it means to be “digital” from A to Z, broken down into individual blog posts diving deeper into various subjects. Check back regularly to see continuing posts as I work my way through the alphabet and let me know: […]

Why I’m a tech optimist

I was in graduate school in the early 1990’s when I became interested in the emerging field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).  A core objective of HCI was to design novel technologies for humans to interact with computers. To offer a flavor of the time for the uninitiated (or the young), we still revered the Internet […]

Bitcoins and blockchains

Before we really get started, I want to point out that there is a common misunderstanding that bitcoins and blockchains are terms for the same things – they are not. More of that to come. Blockchain has some rather superfluous statements surrounding it; such as ‘The Great economic leveler’, or Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen refers […]

Blockchain architecture: Diving deeper at CSC’s TechCom24

By now we’ve all heard about Bitcoin as this magical, decentralized digital currency. You may even have bought and spent some bitcoin, but most of us are not quite sure how or even why it works. Perhaps more puzzling is that we keep hearing that Bitcoin is just the beginning and that we’ll start seeing […]

Insuring blockchain assets

Last month, I started hearing some chatter in blockchain tech circles (some skeptical) about Inchain, an autonomous insurance service on the Ethereum blockchain.  Its initial stated objective is to manage the risk of loss of virtual assets stored on blockchains – rather than physical assets in the “real world”. Insurance Inchain is a decentralised insurance platform that mitigates […]

Blockchains and birthdays

I have a birthday coming up.  Each year, my family tries to surprise me in some way, but it doesn’t always work.  The more people coordinating the plan, the harder it becomes to maintain the surprise – especially if one or more of the schemers aren’t the most reliable at keeping it quiet. Birthday surprises […]