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January PDM: Trust with Blockchain
January 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Please note that due to severe weather conditions on 1/16/18 , we have cancelled this event. We are working on rescheduling this event, so please check back again.
Automate Trust with Blockchain: A Study into its Supply Chain Applications with Pete Harris, Co-Founder and Research Principal Chain Business Insights
Blockchain technology provides a shared, tamper-proof ledger for storing a history of transactions. It is a relatively new and rapidly growing technology that is on everybody’s hype list. Yet, relatively few companies know what it is and how it will impact their business. Get to grips with the essential information about blockchains and how they could dramatically disrupt the supply chain industry.
In this presentation, you will learn:
- Discover blockchain: Get key details about the technology, learn about its applications and understand its uses for your business
- Pros and cons: Identify the key benefits and drawbacks of the technology for supply chain – such as increased security and trust against the cost of industry wide adoption
- Grasp the supply chain potential: Study the processes that this technology could replace, get to the bottom of its true potential, and understand the change it will bring to the supply chain world
Pete Harris is co-founder of Chain Business Insights and Research Principal. Pete has worked with disruptive and transformative enterprise technologies for nearly 40 years. A former software architect and IT project manager at the London Stock Exchange, he has worked with IT leaders, such as Cisco Systems, IBM, Intel, Microsoft and SAP, to expose their technology to the global financial services space via thought leadership creation and leading B2B events.
About Chain Business Insights, Austin, Texas
Chain Business Insights is the first company to provide research, analysis and business intelligence on blockchain technology specifically geared toward supply chain management and trade finance professionals. Our clients include supply chain practitioners in a wide range of industries, intermediaries such as third-party logistics providers and import/export agents, financial services, technology vendors, legal firms, government, management consulting and academia. By becoming a client, you can keep abreast of the latest developments and learn how blockchain can help promote efficiency, save costs and improve regulatory compliance. Clients pay a single annual fee to access all Chain Business Insights research offerings and services. Clients benefit from a substantial discount and exclusive services. Please visit http://www.chainbusinessinsights.com for more information.
5:30-6:00 Registration and Networking
6:45-7:45 Program and Questions