In a nutshell, Blockchain is just a shared ledger for recording the history of transactions that cannot be altered. With Blockchain technology, businesses can reimagine key business processes in a decentralized trust model allowing for increased efficiencies, reduced costs and entirely new business models / markets.
Since Blockchain ties together several well-known computer science and economic concepts in a unique manner, it has fueled an entire ecosystem of companies, developers and enthusiasts who're working towards unleashing its full potential. Much has been said and written about the potential for blockchain technology to help solve some of the world’s most enduring problems but we’re still ways off to making it a reality.
Moreover, the technology has attracted a lot of hype and media attention over the past year which makes it difficult for a beginner to make sense of it all. This talk will give you a pragmatic introduction to Blockchain technology and its business applications including ones related to data.