The Business Models of Blockchain

This report will address the current opportunities for blockchain applications to be utilized in solving specific problems within many industries, looking beyond financial services. We’ll also outline the present challenges, as well as provide a general overview of the technology and its key terms for understanding.

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.

The Internet of Trusted Things

This research report analyzes the enterprise opportunities and use cases for the convergence of the Internet of Things and Distributed Ledger Technologies, such as blockchain. DLT’s role as an enabler of the IoT lies in its ability forge trust, not only at the product level, but across an ecosystem of untrusting constituents.

Six Technology Convergences to Watch in 2018

Disruption doesn’t occur in a vacuum. Companies must see beyond individual technologies and look for where convergence is fostering the unprecedented The scope and pace of technological innovation is ascendant, advancing at a pace that is impossible to keep up with. Much ado about artificial intelligence, blockchain, the internet of things, virtual reality, … the […]