What is blockchain for business?

David Smits


What is blockchain?
Blockchain is a shared, replicated ledger that underpins technology such as Bitcoin. Blockchain's reach is wider than cryptocurrency however, as it sets out to provide the foundation for a new generation of transactional applications that establish trust and transparency.

"Blockchain Explained" is a high-level introduction to blockchain concepts and business value, and will give you the full story on blockchain for the enterprise. It's the first step in the "Explained" series.


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David is working as a Senior Architect for IBM Blockchain Services and is currently the lead architect on we.trade. He has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and has been focussing on IBM Blockchain for almost 3 years now. As Blockchain Ambassador and GBS Technical Lead for IBM BeLux, David drives the development and adoption of IBM Blockchain.

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