Blockchain

Blockchain is poised to disrupt trade finance

How the technology is upending conventions that have been in place for 5,000 years.

7 Day Yield: Blockchain and fintech trends (video)

Which industries are most ripe for tech disruption?

The blockchain challenge nobody is talking about

How do you audit the new technology and provide confidence to your legal, compliance, and risk teams?

Briefing: Blockchain

The technology underlying bitcoin promises to secure and simplify transactions and networks in every industry.

2017 Global Digital IQ Survey: Blockchain

See who’s investing in the technology and why.

The blockchain problem is a trust problem

Is 2017 the year that financial consumers, leaders, and regulators begin to embrace the technology?

A primer on blockchain (infographic)

How the technology invented for bitcoin and cryptocurrency transactions is changing the way we do business

The yin and yang of AI and blockchain

Artificial intelligence is the yin and blockchains are the yang of digital business.

From the internet of things to the collaboration of things

Most people don’t realize it yet, but blockchain could clear a path for “the collaboration of things.”

Besides blockchain, what’s missing from IoT?

The IoT will become a much richer phenomenon, an internet of not just connected things, but a collaboration environment where machines as well as humans can interact, at scale.

How smart contracts automate digital business

The greatest promise for blockchain-enabled smart contracts is a highly efficient Internet of Things empowered by a web of agents, smart transactions, and contracts.

Private blockchains, public, or both?

The evolution of bitcoin’ public blockchain will usher in resilient, ubiquitous online marketplaces that won’t need intermediaries at all.

The argument for private blockchains

Gideon Greenspan of Coin Sciences explores the legal ramifications of public blockchains and why companies are seeking alternatives.

Why are blockchains important?

Instead of involving lots of humans in the transaction pipeline and paper processes that take days, weeks, or months to complete, huge volumes of transactions could be validated automatically with the help of blockchain-style forms of consensus.

Blockchain and smart contract automation: an introduction and forecast

The end game for public and private blockchains isn’t just digital currency—it’s digital business flows.

Blockchains defined

A blockchain’s integrity hinges on making it nearly impossible to tamper with any individual transaction record without being detected.

Blockchains: Bitcoin’s boundless building blocks

We explore block chains—the foundation of Bitcoin—and how this innovation might impact industries worldwide.

Contacts

Chris Curran

Principal and Chief Technologist, PwC US Tel: +1 (214) 754 5055 Email

Vicki Huff Eckert

Global New Business & Innovation Leader Tel: +1 (650) 387 4956 Email

Mark McCaffrey

US Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Leader Tel: +1 (408) 817 4199 Email