After the June 2015 mega-trends report, the WEF is investigating Blockchain and Digital Identity as two specific disruption themes. Interesting sobering stance on the time is will take Blockchain to reach mainstream adoption...although I believe in some domains the impact will be far earlier, I get what McWaters is cautioning the industry against. #goodread "It’s wonderful to see the awakening, but we need to see that this excitement is tempered by patience and that taking the tech from pilots to full-scale implementation will be measured not in months and not in years, but maybe decades."
Up Next in Blockchain
After a $30M settlement over unpaid royalties, Spotify announced the acquisition of Mediachain – a peer-to-peer blockchain database and protocol for registering, identifying and tracking creative works. When the solution goes live, beneficiaries (especially artists), won't be able to stop singing and dancing to "I heard it through the blockchain", as they reap the benefits of the new attribution system.
Spotify + Blockchain — understanding the future of creative rights attribution
Kerry Maguire | July 12, 2017
In the current environment, where data is under constant threat, traditional backup solutions are not enough to guarantee data protection. Solutions using blockchain technology can provide indisputable data verification in any industry. Common use cases include property and medical records, chain-of-evidence for court documents, police video or security camera footage, intellectual property documents, long-term archiving that could be subject to IT audits, and consortium data storage, where multiple entities or individuals need to securely store and exchange massive amounts of data and information.
Hybrid Cloud and Blockchain Solutions are the Future for Data Backup
Migrating data backup to hybrid cloud and blockchain solutions is an evolutionary no-brainer.