The way forward: hybrid networks powered by IBM Blockchain Services & CasperLabs at Davos 2022

The last few years have created a perfect storm of digitization and trust. Within the new Web3 partnership and ecosystem models coming to life now, powered by creator economy/token economy concepts, the full hope (promise) of the internet is on the horizon. Delivered in a digitally native experience (for or with a generation that won’t […]
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Crypto and blockchain acceleration in uncertain times

There are moments that change the world, that create seismic shifts in what feels like an instant. The ongoing cycles of COVID pandemic and the fallout of the Russian war in Ukraine have changed the world. These shifts are felt daily in the world of trade, where we’re seeing new widespread adoption of digital solutions […]
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Surging toward a data-driven supply chain: Why reinvention could happen sooner than you think

In a fog of war, trusted real-time data can boost global supply chain resiliency War in Europe is surfacing new supply chain concerns as global logistics and freight transportation providers cut service into and out of Russia and Ukraine. Global turmoil is expected, driving a blow to the automotive industry and disrupting shipment of critical […]
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Digital transformation can turn sustainability into your winning business strategy

It’s past time for businesses to get serious about their sustainability efforts. Governments, shareholders, employees and consumers all want businesses to make environmental concerns integral to their decision-making. In fact, research from IBM’s Institute for Business Value (IBV) finds that 50% of consumers say they’re willing to pay a premium for sustainable brands. But there’s […]
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Tech Leaders on 5G, Robots, and the Future of Work

Tech Leaders on 5G, Robots, and the Future of Work

What are today’s tech leaders concerned about? Trying to maintain strong cybersecurity for a hybrid workforce and protecting their systems from cyberattacks as more and more employees’ personal devices have been connected to the company’s systems. The tech leaders also are trying to find enough technologists to fill job openings.Those are some of the findings from “The Impact of Technology in 2022 and Beyond: An IEEE Global Study.” In October the organization surveyed 350 CIOs, CTOs, IT directors, and other technology…

Four ways digital transformation can help meet sustainability goals

The pandemic-related events of the past two years have people rethinking their sustainability priorities. Governments are issuing regulatory standards. Investors and financial managers are incorporating sustainability criteria in their investment decisions. And customers and employees have become much more environmentally conscious, seeking brands and employers who share their values. Together these forces are shaping a […]
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Harnessing the power of data and AI to operationalize sustainability

Companies are under mounting pressure from regulators, investors, and consumers to progress toward more sustainable and socially responsible business operations — and to demonstrate these measures in a robust and verifiable way. In fact, corporate responsibility and environmental sustainability risks tied as the third highest concerns for organizations, as ranked by large corporations in a […]
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Take digital assets into the enterprise with blockchain

Digital assets have been ubiquitous in the news these days: cryptocurrencies, stablecoins or non-fungible tokens (NFTs), to name a few. Their applications are even more varied, from representing financial instruments to safeguarding authenticity and ownership of digital IP or physical assets. Enterprises that engage in digital assets have significant opportunity to deliver meaningful value to […]
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What really happened with Cyber Week 2021? Analyzing the trends of the year’s biggest shopping week

Supply chain chaos did not deter holiday shoppers during Cyber Week, but it did shift shopping patterns and a few long-lived holiday shopping traditions. Black Thursday disappeared… In recent years as Black Friday grew, deep discounts and increased customer demand pushed stores to open earlier and earlier, until eventually they technically opened on Thanksgiving eve, […]
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The internet’s next step: The era of digital credentials

Imagine being able to rid your wallet of a driver’s license, an insurance card, a student or employee ID and more. Imagine not having to worry about losing your passport and vaccination records on a trip abroad, or about the authenticity of the designer shoes you just purchased. This and much more is possible with […]
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