Let’s talk Blockchain

Let’s talk Blockchain
Lucy Denton
27 April 2016 — Technology Transformation

 

On 26 April, the British Government hosted its first blockchain partnership event. The event brought together industry, academia and government to talk about blockchain technology and how it could help improve citizens’ lives.

The focus of the day was to identify and explore potential applications of blockchain, ranging from the tracking of products through a supply chain to providing a clear and accessible record of how public money is spent.

There was huge enthusiasm about blockchain technology and the potential it offers to deliver services in completely new ways. There was also a healthy understanding of where we should not use this technology – it’s not a silver bullet and in a number of circumstances we identified other technical solutions that would meet user needs. Continue reading “Let’s talk Blockchain”