Decarbonizing with Digital: 8 Tech Advancements Critical for Scaling Climate Action

Global leaders are gathering to discuss critical climate action. Will technological advances catalyze commitments to take action at scale? For the 26th time since 1992, world leaders convene in Glasgow, Scotland for COP26 to discuss their targets and plans to radically reduce emissions. It is a scene we’ve witnessed before, as international leaders gather around […]

Three Examples of Emerging Tech Catalyzing Regenerative Business Models

Organizations of every type are in transition: reevaluating their strategies after pandemic disruptions, recalibrating to better meet the needs of their stakeholders, and redesigning for the long-term. This is not merely an exercise in “purpose-building,” as has been en vogue in recent years, nor solely about becoming “sustainable”–mitigation and offsetting are not enough.  The shift […]

San Francisco Blockchain Week

Join Industry Analyst Jessica Groopman in San Francisco for the San Francisco Blockchain Week, Oct. 28-Nov 1. She’ll be featured on the panel discussing the enterprise opportunity for IoT + Blockchain converge, industry use cases, and opportunities at 4:30pm on Friday Nov. 1.  Check out the agenda here and find tickets here!

IBM Think: Minneapolis, MN

Jessica Groopman will be moderating discussion with executives at IBM’s North America Think2018 Roadshow, Minneapolis, MN, on behalf of Venture Beat Live. June 14, 2018. This one-day event features thought leaders, innovation specialists, and engaging experiences that will demonstrate the unique value of IBM Cloud + AI.

[Webinar] How blockchain can help IoT Deliver ROI

A projected 10 billion more devices will be connecting to the Internet in the next four years. The business potential behind that number is huge, but so are the challenges the IoT ecosystem faces — from lack of a shared architecture for interconnection to the continued problem of how to authenticate devices on the network. […]

Blockchain: Powered by Women

Our industry analyst Jessica Groopman will be speaking at Blockchain: Powered by Women in San Francisco, March 14. Learn from Jessica and others on a keynote panel exploring the latest trends and topics in blockchain, seen through the eyes of women leaders in the blockchain and fintech industries. Find out more about the event and register […]

Analysis: Should Blockchain Power Your Customer Loyalty Program?

By Kaleido Insights Research Analysts: Jeremiah Owyang, Jessica Groopman, Jaimy Szymanski, and Rebecca Lieb Trend: Nearly a dozen companies have announced their intent to launch blockchain-based loyalty programs and/or branded cryptotokens to encourage customer engagement. But should your company?  Is it right for your loyalty program? Is it just hype? Should you deploy? Our analysis […]

Six Challenges Facing Blockchain & IoT Convergence

Although the technology born of Bitcoin has received tremendous attention, investment, and development activity in the last few years, there are a range of challenges facing broader enterprise adoption. What follows are a very brief summary of those most related to its adoption in IoT contexts. Scale: The paramount technical challenge facing DLT-IoT convergence is […]

Blockchain + Internet of Things = Trusted Machine Interactions

What is missing from the Internet of Things? The paramount challenge for ubiquitous connectivity, never mind device autonomy, is a lack of trust. Our new research analyzes the intersections between IoT and distributed ledger technologies, known more widely as blockchain.