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Protection of Intellectual Capital and Property Rights

December 10, 2018

Intellectual capital is the intangible value of a business, covering its people (human capital), the value relating to its relationships (relational capital), and everything that is left when the employees go home (structural capital), of which intellectual property (IP) is…

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Using Blockchain to Legally Prove Ownership and Existence of Assets

December 5, 2018

Any entrepreneur can come up with a great product idea. But does any entrepreneur have the financial resources and legal clout to protect their idea if it does gain traction in a large market? Hardly.   While innovative ideas are a…

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Asset Traceability and Tracking Using Smart Contracts

December 3, 2018

Smart contracts have features that can be leveraged for a wide range of vital automated processes. Beside the hundreds of applications of smart contracts, asset traceability is a unique feature of this blockchain technology. We shall explore asset traceability with…

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How Blockchain Can Help Businesses Respond Quickly to Consumer Demand

December 1, 2018

Companies tend to be reactive with inventory planning and responding to consumer demand. Even while they could “guess” that demand would spike during the holiday season, they would have no way of knowing how much demand would rise and fall…

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Industry 4.0 Applications for the Next Generation of Manufacturing

November 21, 2018

As one of the oldest industries in human history, manufacturing is the most vital component of modern day commerce. With the advances in cyber-physical systems, traditional manufacturing techniques and old business models are being phased out. Part of Industry 4.0…

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How Blockchain-Based Manufacturing Protocols Increase End-to-End Visibility

November 20, 2018

Lack of Supply Chain Visibility Costs Manufacturers Millions Without seeing how products, parts, and materials move through the supply chain in real-time, small and seemingly innocuous errors may potentially compound into disastrous mistakes as they propagate through the supply chain.…

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ROI Dialog – Welcome to Cryptonia

November 19, 2018

Blockchain is here to stay because it offers many advantages to supply chain management and end-to-end logistics. For one, data stored in a blockchain is tamper-proof and thus cannot be forged. Smart contracts, one feature of blockchain technology, can automatically…

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Manufacturing and logistics in the age of blockchain

November 15, 2018

CERTAINTY 1: Blockchain will not be a footnote in the history of technology In many fields, blockchain technology is still in its infancy. However, due to the degree of adoption blockchain has gotten within the financial sector thus far, one thing is certain: blockchain is here to stay. Particularly in supply chain management and production processes, blockchain offers advantages that need to be implemented…

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How Blockchain Helps Secure Product Ownership

November 14, 2018

Developing a new technology is both complicated and expensive. In most cases, innovators spend decades working on a single concept that might not even be commercially viable. Big companies have the financial muscle to pay inventors, fund their R&D, and…

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How Oracles Can Be Used For Machine-to-Machine Communication

November 12, 2018

For machines to talk to each other without manual intervention or human intermediaries, they need to be connected to the cloud or a network. This means that they need a software component that interlinks the hardware to a network. However,…

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Why Manufacturers Need a Blockchain-Based Protocol to Fulfill Production Orders

November 8, 2018

To manage manufacturing processes that turn raw materials into final products, production orders are used to streamline these processes in the manufacturing industry. The production of a particular product means that the manufacturers have to go through an extensive period…

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How Ricardian Smart Contracts Enable Blockchain Adoption

November 6, 2018

With all the fuss about smart contracts and how useful they are, they are still too basic for complex legal agreements. Fortunately, with a more complex type of smart contract–a Ricardian smart contract–it is now possible to record and enforce…

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