DCD Enterprise conference discovers what’s underneath Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies – and why it’s one of those rare instances where IT remains largely clueless.
Technology watchers understand that Goldman Sachs fully intends to lead the global financial services sector as a “digital-facing, digital-first” enterprise. A recent Goldman report says that a new technology is about to take “center stage.” It’s not likely that Goldman allows such statements to be made lightly. IBM, in its realm of influence, is no less enthusiastic, embracing a technology known as “blockchain” as the next evolutionary step in electronic payments management systems. And while the jury is still out on the notion of the rise of algorithm-based cryptocurrencies, the underlying technology known as blockchain is fast gaining traction.