In our first IEEE Talks Blockchain Q&A session, we spoke with Dr. Claudio Lima, industry thought leader and entrepreneur in Advanced Digital Transformation and the founder of the Blockchain Engineering Council (BEC). Dr. Lima gives an overview of the BEC and its mission, shares his thoughts on the benefits and challenges of blockchain, and touches on additional value propositions of blockchain adoption and applications.
Blockchain for Telecommunications
This IEEE GLOBECOM Telecom Blockchain Workshop will introduce the basic concepts of Blockchain applied to Telecommunications and will discuss emerging trends and the challenges ahead. It will also provide a forward-looking perspective on the emerging technologies and key applications in this new field.
IEEE Software Blockchain Paper Receives Award
IEEE Software - July/August 2018
By Nir Kshetri and Jeffrey Voas
Published in the July/August 2018 issue of IEEE Software; recognized among the top eight winners of the 2018 Most Influential Blockchain Research Papers by the Third Blockchain Connect Conference Awards.
"E-Voting is among the key public sectors that can be disrupted by blockchain technology. The idea in blockchain-enabled e-voting (BEV) is simple. To use a digital-currency analogy, BEV issues each voter a “wallet” containing a user credential. Each voter gets a single “coin” representing one opportunity to vote. Casting a vote transfers the voter’s coin to a candidate’s wallet. A voter can spend his or her coin only once. However, voters can change their vote before a preset deadline."
Download the paper (PDF, 463 KB)
IEEE: Live from CES 2019
What's new at CES this year? Check out IEEE's exclusive coverage of the event in our live blog, featuring the latest innovations being showcased on the trade show floor. This year, a special track on Blockchain explores how this revolutionary technology is being incorporated into business solutions to ensure greater security, from cryptocurrency to the supply chain.
The Institute Special Report on Blockchain
Articles in this special report include:
- IEEE Blockchain Initiative Helps to Advance the Decentralized Ledger
- How Blockchain Could Trace Food From Farm to Fork
- Five Surprising Blockchain Applications
Parliament Magazine Special Supplement on Blockchain
A Parliament Magazine special supplement with IEEE on the opportunities of Blockchain technology.
IEEE Virtual Event
Presented by corporate blockchain strategist and MIT lecturer, Steve Derezinski.
Are you ready to take your blockchain education to the next level? Coming 4-5 December 2018, these two 1-hour sessions will cover advanced blockchain concepts and applications for managers, engineers and leaders. Designed to provide business cases for disruption across energy, supply chain, IoT and finance industries, you and your staff will learn the technical aspects of using/implementing this in-demand technology to impact your bottom line.
Upon successful completion of the virtual event’s assessment, you will receive a digital certificate with IEEE continuing educations units (CEUs) and professional development hours (PDHs).
Blockchain-GDPR Privacy by Design
By Claudio Lima, Ph.D., Blockchain Engineering Council, BEC Co-Founder; Vice Chair, IEEE Blockchain Standards
"The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that was recently approved for implementation in the EEUU by May 25th, 2018 is already creating some controversies, when confronted with emerging Blockchain technologies, regarding what they have most in common: data privacy and protection. These are two are essential areas where Blockchain shines."
Download the paper (PDF, 899 KB)
Call for Interest to Volunteer for IEEE Blockchain
IEEE Blockchain is currently seeking volunteers to participate in the initiative and support ongoing activities. This is a call to all IEEE Blockchain Technical Community Members. For more information, please access our Call for Interest page and sign in with your IEEE Blockchain Technical Community account. If you are not a member of the IEEE Blockchain Technical Community, sign up today for free!
IEEE Blockchain eLearning Modules
The IEEE Blockchain Initiative offers a series of online eLearning modules on Blockchain. Learn from the experts about how this emerging technology will offer a new way of conducting transactions, securing networks, and recording the validity and origin of data. Courses will cover a range of topics, including the fundamentals of Blockchain, key technologies, architecture, potential applicatons, benefits, challenges, and more. Participants also have the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours (PDHs) with each course.
New IEEE Blockchain White Paper Available
Reinforcing the Links of the Blockchain
IEEE Future Directions - November 2017
The purpose of this white paper is to explore the various ways by which the IEEE can lead and support an initiative on Blockchain while providing educational materials that will foster the next generation of blockchain engineers. This white paper summarizes and expands upon the IEEE Blockchain Incubator Workshop held by IEEE Future Directions at the end of October in 2017.
Download the white paper (PDF, 1 MB)
IEEE Blockchain Incubator Workshop
A white paper and presentations from the IEEE Blockchain Incubator Workshop held 26-27 October 2017 in Arlington, VA are now available for download.
Creating a Blockchain Use Case in 7 Steps
IEEE Innovation at Work - May 2019
At the Beyond Tech: Blockchain Strategy for Complex Environments workshop at TNW2019, the in-house blockchain team at Deloitte shared tips on how to use the emerging ledger technology to streamline business operations, and they presented a seven-step ideation process for developing blockchain use cases.
5 Women Leading the Blockchain Revolution
IEEE Innovation at Work - May 2019
"From legislative reform and education to compliance and integration, strong female leaders are surfacing in blockchain, taking the reins in mapping out and establishing frameworks that are both easy to adopt and highly sustainable. Five of those leaders were recently featured in Forbes magazine."
Four Ways Blockchain May Disrupt the Communications Industry
IEEE Innovation at Work - March 2019
"Blockchain technology’s super-secure nature provides a unique solution for bringing speed and security together, a common problem facing the communications industry. The ledger-based technology has the potential to disrupt the way consumers and businesses think about and use communications systems in the following four ways."
Can Blockchain Solve the Internet’s Privacy Problem?
IEEE Innovation at Work - February 2019
In the wake of recent online privacy scandals, divulging private information online may leave one feeling a bit unsettled. Blockchain technology, with the help of uncensorable communication and personal cloud servers, could help people take back control of their personal data and revolutionize the way we communicate.
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