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How the Telecommunications Industry is Positioned for Greatness

Change happens in the business world. The telecommunications industry is a principal example of the fluid, dynamic and rapidly evolving business environment. The dividers between telecommunications, technology and entertainment are becoming less-and-less prevalent; thus creating an entirely new telecommunications industry. Blockchain Technologies Blockchain in the telecommunications industry isn’t a crazy idea to fathom at all. […]

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Gartner ITxpo: Top Transformative Tech for Life Sciences

At Gartner IT Expo, Michael Shanler focused on what technologies can transform life sciences. In doing so, he called upon a lot of existing research at Gartner including: 2018 Hype Cycle for Life Science Research and Development 2018 Hype Cycle for Life Sciences 2018 Hype Cycle for Digital Care Delivery 2018 Hype Cycle for Real […]

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How Blockchain and Bitcoin Tech Will Fuel the Industrial IoT

Technological powerhouses bitcoin and blockchain offer the potential to collaborate with the Internet of Things (IoT), resulting in simplified connections within the industrial IoT. Through advanced implementation of blockchain and bitcoin, technology promotes a simpler way to experience life itself. Blockchain is the underlying technology in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Information contained and stored within […]

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Evaluating the Maturity of Key Supply Chain Components

To successfully address supply chain trends, it is critical that the foundational aspects of your existing supply chain are operating effectively. We recommend evaluating the maturity of the following key supply chain components before attempting to use the latest technologies. SUPPLY CHAIN DATA GOVERNANCE (BLOCKCHAIN, ADVANCED ANALYTICS) Data integrity is the key to supporting transformational […]

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What’s Next in Supply Chain?

While it’s impossible to know for certain what the future holds, trends can be a reliable predictor of what’s on the horizon. Our extensive work with supply chain has revealed several trends that we believe will be impacting supply chain in the near future. These include: Blockchain: Create immutable end-to-end data visibility into all aspects of […]

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Business Analytics with AI, ML and Blockchain

Artificial Intelligence is already being used to conextualize data and significantly reduce efforts to transform data sets for better insights. Adaptive intelligence is being infused into cloud applications by vendors like Oracle to drive data-driven intelligence based on Machine Learning algorithms at vastly increased Speeds. To quote Angela Zutavern, coauthor of The Mathematical Corporation “We […]

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Perficient and IBM Host Blockchain Event in Denver

Blockchain is leading many of the most successful companies to an integrated ecosystem with their customers and suppliers to deliver the speed, convenience, trust and transparency demanded by the market. Because Perficient and IBM have seen this impact firsthand, we partnered to bring together 65 of Denver’s supply chain leaders to discuss how process innovation and […]

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How to Make Puerto Rico Your New Crypto Home

Is Puerto Rico a haven for crypto-currency? Is Act 20 right for my business? Do I have to move? What are the tax benefits? What does it take to qualify for tax benefits? What is the process? Identifying the steps to becoming a bona fide resident of Puerto Rico as an individual and/or a company is […]

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Facecoin is Not the Only Option

Is Facebook getting ready to launch a Facecoin ICO? Probably not. A number of outlets are reporting that Facebook is planning on launching its own cryptocurrency, but that may just be a particularly narrow interpretation of blockchain from the people reporting this story. At this point, we do know there is movement at Facebook related to blockchain and blockchain […]

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Consensus Algorithms in Blockchain and Beyond – 5 of 5

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and smart contract platforms like Ethereum are recent examples of the evolution of consensus algorithms blockchain represents. Consensus, getting distributed processes to agree on a single value, is a fundamental problem in computer science. Distributed processing is difficult. In fact, there are logical proofs that show pretty conclusively that there won’t […]

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Consensus Algorithms in Blockchain and Beyond – 4 of 5

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and smart contract platforms like Ethereum are recent examples of the evolution of consensus algorithms blockchain represents. Consensus, getting distributed processes to agree on a single value, is a fundamental problem in computer science. Distributed processing is difficult. In fact, there are logical proofs that show pretty conclusively that there won’t […]

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Consensus Algorithms in Blockchain and Beyond – 3 of 5

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and smart contract platforms like Ethereum are recent examples of the evolution of consensus algorithms blockchain represents. Consensus, getting distributed processes to agree on a single value, is a fundamental problem in computer science. Distributed processing is difficult. In fact, there are logical proofs that show pretty conclusively that there won’t […]

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Consensus Algorithms in Blockchain and Beyond – 2 of 5

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and smart contract platforms like Ethereum are recent examples of the evolution of consensus algorithms blockchain represents. Consensus, getting distributed processes to agree on a single value, is a fundamental problem in computer science. Distributed processing is difficult. In fact, there are logical proofs that show pretty conclusively that there won’t […]

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Consensus Algorithms in Blockchain and Beyond – 1 of 5

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and smart contract platforms like Ethereum are recent examples of the evolution of consensus algorithms blockchain represents. Consensus, getting distributed processes to agree on a single value, is a fundamental problem in computer science. Distributed processing is difficult. In fact, there are logical proofs that show pretty conclusively that there won’t […]

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Recap: Overcoming the Hype to Blockchain Adoption

Yesterday, we held a webinar where we discussed the state of Blockchain and how technology professionals should approach the nascent technology beyond the buzzword. Led by Naveen Sachdeva, Perficient’s solution director and blockchain practice lead, the webinar attracted over 600 attendees. Here were some of the highlights: Defining Blockchain Many including the general public still […]

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Looking Past the Hype: This is Why You Should Care about Blockchain

The topic of blockchain and blockchain implementation is popping up across a variety of industries and is the focus of many conversations throughout the tech world.  Between the association with bitcoin and its seemingly intangible and complex nature, blockchain may appear more complicated than its potential value to your business.  But, in actuality, blockchain has […]

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Blockchain Adoption By Industry

One of the mysteries of blockchain lies in its industry applications. While many understand its usage in banking for secure, untampered transactions, innovators are looking to other industries for practical use too, particularly in recording and verifying a high volume of transactions. Here are some less common areas that stand to gain from the influence […]

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Blockchain and The Future of Data Security

Imagine a spreadsheet has been replicated thousands of times across a vast network of computers. Now, imagine that these computers, within the network, regularly update this spreadsheet. This is the most basic form of understanding a blockchain. Blockchain is the underlying technology in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Information contained and stored within a blockchain will […]

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Overcoming Challenges to Blockchain Adoption

Blockchain was 2017’s technology buzzword of the year, inspired by developments in cryptocurrencies and a desire for more secure transactions. Blockchain technology has the potential to transform enterprise business models through cost reduction and increased operational efficiency. Yet, there are challenges to adopting Blockchain, as it is a nascent technology. Some of these challenges include: […]

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Join Us April 3rd for Answers to the Hype about Blockchain

Blockchain was 2017’s technology buzzword of the year, and for good reason. Blockchain technology has the potential to radically alter enterprise business models through cost reduction and increased operational efficiency. But many organizations are finding blockchain to be as confusing as it is promising. Join us for our webinar on Tuesday, April 3, from 1:00 […]

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