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The Executive Guide to Blockchain

Using Smart Contracts and Digital Currencies in your Business

  • Maria Grazia Vigliotti
  • Haydn Jones
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Maria Grazia Vigliotti, Haydn Jones
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  3. Maria Grazia Vigliotti, Haydn Jones
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  4. Maria Grazia Vigliotti, Haydn Jones
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  5. Maria Grazia Vigliotti, Haydn Jones
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  12. Back Matter
    Pages 173-193

About this book

Introduction

Keeping up with fast evolving technology is a challenge that every business leader faces. As organisations start to wake up to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it’s becoming more important than ever to be able to utilise and exploit new digital platforms.

With the simple aim of demystifying blockchain for business leaders, The Executive Guide to Blockchain offers a jargon-free explanation and framework to better understand blockchain technologies and their impact on organizations. Enabling any business leader with or without specific computing knowledge to reap the benefits of blockchain whilst understanding the limitations, this book will empower you to:

  • Identify opportunities for blockchain in your own business sectors
  • Understand smart contracts and their relationship with the law
  • Create a blockchain strategy and business case
  • Implement blockchain technologies and maximise their potential.

Written by experts in non-technical language, this practical resource can be applied to any industry, and arm you with the knowledge needed to capture the possibilities of digital business.

Keywords

bitcoin digital currency cryptography cryptocurrency regulation initial coin offering shared economy artificial intelligence internet of things augmented reality virtual reality process automation industry 4.0 distributed ledger

Authors and affiliations

  • Maria Grazia Vigliotti
    • 1
  • Haydn Jones
    • 2
  1. 1.Sandblocks ConsultingLondonUK
  2. 2.Blockchain HubLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-21107-3
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-21106-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-21107-3
  • Buy this book on publisher's site