Morabito, Vincenzo.

Business Innovation Through Blockchain : The B³ Perspective. - 1 online resource (188 pages) - eBooks on Demand .

Foreword -- Preface -- Sec1 -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Acronyms -- Blockchain Technology and Management -- 1 The Blockchain Paradigm Change Structure -- Abstract -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 The Blockchain Phenomena -- 1.2.1 Blockchain -- 1.2.2 Public Blockchains and Private Blockchains -- 1.2.3 Decentralized Database -- 1.2.4 Proof of Work -- 1.2.5 Proof of Stake -- 1.2.6 Hybrid Proof of Work and Proof of Stake -- 1.3 Benefits of Blockchain Technology -- 1.4 Future of Blockchain -- 1.4.1 Trade Finance -- 1.4.2 Financing -- 1.4.3 The Capital Market -- 1.5 Smart Contracts -- 1.6 Case Studies -- 1.7 Summary -- References -- 2 Blockchain Value System -- Abstract -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Fundamental Principles -- 2.3 How Blockchain Works -- 2.4 Blockchain's Challenges -- 2.5 Advantages and Limitations of Blockchain -- 2.6 Potential Applications of Blockchain Technology -- 2.6.1 Blockchain Implementation in Financial Services -- 2.6.2 Blockchain Implementation in Healthcare -- 2.6.3 Blockchain as a Tool to Improve Trust in Scientific Research -- 2.6.4 Applications in Various Industries -- 2.7 Blockchain Adoption -- 2.7.1 Blockchain Potential as SWIFT Replacement -- 2.7.2 Blockchain Adoption by Organizations -- 2.7.3 Blockchain Implementation Timeline -- 2.8 Case Studies -- 2.9 Summary -- References -- 3 Blockchain Governance -- Abstract -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 The Impact of Decentralized Blockchain-Based Governance on Society -- 3.2.1 Reducing the Need for Centralized Authorities -- 3.2.2 Automated Contractual Negotiation -- 3.2.3 Reducing Resistance in Capital Markets and Financing -- 3.2.4 The Growth of the Peer-to-Peer Economy -- 3.2.5 Smart Property and Machine-to-Machine Communications -- 3.3 The Synergy of Blockchain-Based Governance and the Banking Sector -- 3.4 Blockchain and Financial Services. 3.4.1 Use Cases Challenging the Financial Services Industry -- 3.4.1.1 Use Case: Settlements -- 3.4.1.2 Use Case: Claims Processing -- 3.4.1.3 Use Case: Trade Finance -- 3.4.1.4 Use Case: International Payments -- 3.4.1.5 Use Case: Know Your Customer (KYC) -- 3.5 Case Studies -- 3.6 Summary -- References -- 4 The Security of Blockchain Systems -- Abstract -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 The Blockchain Architecture -- 4.2.1 Data Distribution and Structure of a Block -- 4.3 Layers of Security in a Blockchain Network -- 4.3.1 Transactions -- 4.3.2 Consensus -- 4.3.2.1 Proof-of-Work Consensus -- 4.3.2.2 Proof-of-Stake Consensus -- 4.3.2.3 Practical Byzantine Fault Tolerance -- 4.3.3 Mining -- 4.3.4 Information Propagation and Immutability -- 4.4 Blockchain Security Challenges -- 4.4.1 Distributed or Replicated? -- 4.4.2 Monopoly of Miners -- 4.4.3 Double Spending -- 4.4.4 Gossip Networks versus Point-to-Point -- 4.4.5 Permissionless Versus Permissioned Consensus -- 4.5 Case Studies -- 4.6 Summary -- References -- Bitcoin Phenomenon and Trends -- 5 Digital Currencies -- Abstract -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Understanding the Concept of Digital Currencies -- 5.3 Categories of Digital Currency -- 5.4 Examples of Digital Currencies -- 5.5 Advantages of Digital Currencies -- 5.6 Limitations and Risks of Digital Currencies -- 5.7 Factors Determining the Development of Digital Currencies -- 5.8 Possible Regulatory Role -- 5.9 Case Studies -- 5.10 Summary -- References -- 6 Smart Contracts and Licensing -- Abstract -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.1.1 Smart Contracts -- 6.1.2 Smart Licensing -- 6.1.3 Smart Contract Types -- 6.1.4 Smart Contract and Career Disruptions -- 6.2 Implementation -- 6.2.1 Platforms -- 6.3 Smart Contracts for Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO) -- 6.3.1 Internal Relationships for Organizations -- 6.3.2 External Relationships for Organizations. 6.4 Organizational Benefits of Smart Contracts -- 6.5 Organizational Challenges of Smart Contracts and Licensing -- 6.5.1 Enforcement and Variations -- 6.5.2 History of Hacking -- 6.5.3 Smart Contracts' Code -- 6.5.4 Dispute Resolution Complexity -- 6.6 Recommendations for Organizations -- 6.7 Case Studies -- 6.8 Summary -- References -- 7 Blockchain and Enterprise Systems -- Abstract -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Blockchain-Enabled Enterprise Systems -- 7.2.1 Public or Private Blockchain Network -- 7.2.2 Auditing and Logging -- 7.2.3 Enterprise Integration -- 7.2.4 Enterprise AAA (Authentication, Authorization and Accounting) Requirements -- 7.3 Advantages, Opportunities and Challenges -- 7.4 Case Studies -- 7.5 Summary -- References -- Blockchain Business Innovation -- 8 Blockchain Practices -- Abstract -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Loyyal -- 8.2.1 Developer -- 8.2.2 Application -- 8.3 Everledger -- 8.3.1 Developer -- 8.3.2 Application -- 8.4 GemHealth -- 8.4.1 Developer -- 8.4.2 Application -- 8.5 Wave -- 8.5.1 Developer -- 8.5.2 Application -- 8.6 AlignCommerce -- 8.6.1 Developer -- 8.6.2 Application -- 8.7 Civic -- 8.7.1 Developer -- 8.7.2 Application -- 8.8 ShoCard -- 8.8.1 Developer -- 8.8.2 Application -- 8.9 Factom -- 8.9.1 Developer -- 8.9.2 Application -- 8.10 Summary -- References -- 9 Conclusion: The B3 Perspective -- Abstract -- 9.1 The B3 Perspective -- 9.2 Three Main Areas of Development -- Reference -- Index.

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Business enterprises--Technological innovations.


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