Introduction



TGIF!

Today's blog will be an introduction.

As we move into our second decade of Blockchain since its inception, it has certainly become more prevalent in recent years.  Many enterprise & Fortune 500 companies have invested broadly in Blockchain, and many patents have been issued.

The intention is to decentralize data across many computers so that any involved record cannot be altered retroactively, without the alteration of all subsequent blocks.  Blocks are files where data in the network are permanently recorded. 

A block is a permanent store of records, which cannot be altered or removed since they are distributed among many participants on the Blockchain network.  This is also called Distributed ledger technology (DLT); which Blockchain is a type of. 


Discussions and commentary about how Blockchain is working through the ecosystem of tech and creating opportunity are forthcoming in this blog.  We will also discuss matters of how it relates to industry, health care, commerce, and project management.

Blockchain.cam was chosen for this blog, and can be expressed as: "Blockchain, Computer As Medium (CAM)" Merriam-Webster defines a Medium as; "an intervening agency, means, or instrument by which something is conveyed or accomplished."  
All topics related to Blockchain discussed here will be to foster awareness and education.


Cryptocurrencies are not the only use cases for Blockchain, and we will be focusing on the business, supply chain, and logistics aspect of the system.  Amazon, SAP, Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and many others offer Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) that deliver commercial benefits in areas such as:

Documentation tracking

Data storage

Contract execution
 

We will discuss in further detail aspects of these services and help navigate through the choices and how they will influence business.

I'm looking forward to the start of this journey and appreciate your feedback!

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