IBM Blockchain Platform: Spanning development, operations, governance

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IBM Blockchain Platform is a cloud-based permissioned blockchain platform. It’s based on the Hyperledger Fabric framework and includes the Hyperledger Composer Online Playground for application development; and is integrated with IBM’s own operational management tools, utilities, and support. Top takeaways A playground for developers, a production environment for business Although the IBM Blockchain Platform sports […]

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Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service: Production-ready for beyond PoCs

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Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service is a Hyperledger Fabric-based blockchain platform in the Oracle Cloud, wrapped with enterprise features for improved security, resilience, ease of management, and so on – and outfitted with integration into a raft of Oracle products to enable integration with existing applications, plus REST APIs to help developers build new applications. Top […]

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It’s ML-with-everything, as AWS equips builders for (AI) business

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As much as a conference as wide-ranging as AWS re:Invent can have a focus, last week’s main message was that developers (“builders”, in CEO Andy Jassy’s parlance) need to embrace machine learning techniques in order to deliver the next generation of applications everywhere. It’s AWS’ mission to make that as accessible as possible. It’s fair […]

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OnBase by Hyland: A unified, integrated enterprise information platform

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OnBase by Hyland is a single enterprise information platform for managing content, processes and cases, available on-premise or in the cloud. Recent releases have seen enhancements and feature parity extended across desktop and web UIs, new mobile features including offline access, and more capabilities to extend ‘low-code’ / ‘no-code’ solution designs for the citizen developer. […]

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On the Radar: Redbooth

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Redbooth provides a team-focused content collaboration and task management suite, and an on-premise peer-to-peer file sync and share platform. Its combined offering is born of the merger of AeroFS with Redbooth (and the amalgamation of some of the former’s Amium product capabilities into the Redbooth suite). Who? Previously a standalone collaboration / project management vendor, […]

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Hyperledger: Permissioned blockchains for every industry

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The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger project is an umbrella initiative under which communities are developing interoperable enterprise-grade, open source permissioned blockchain tools and frameworks. Hyperledger currently has over 170 members, including major software and hardware vendors, system integrators, and blockchain early adopters. Its most active project, the Hyperledger Fabric blockchain framework for developing permissioned blockchains, forms […]

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Box Skills and the search for intelligent content

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I spent last week in San Francisco at BoxWorks, getting a sense of where Box is now and where it sees itself heading. Admittedly, we’re seeing scripted demos at a vendor’s flagship annual event – so the usual conference caveats apply (some of the services announced at BoxWorks won’t even see daylight as Beta releases […]

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Blockchain for business: What is it and why should I care?

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Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin might be grabbing all the headlines, but the potential impact of blockchain in business means you have to dig further than you’ll find in simple discussions of tokens, coins, and ‘mining’. Blockchain technologies are already at work in a range of business settings, across diverse industry use cases, and they have the […]

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Blockchain for business – your questions answered

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Last week, MWD Advisors presented a free webinar entitled Blockchain for your business – what does it mean, and what should you do about it? In it we covered the genesis of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies to highlight some of their key characteristics and issues; what different types of blockchains are good for, and […]

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