Blockchains have many uses beyond cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. These shared, distributed ledgers also enable businesses to record transactions between parties in an efficient, verifiable, and permanent manner—unlike traditional methods. Using a blockchain in business can still pose numerous challenges, however. This ebook explains how developers can establish a blockchain network to handle business-to-business transactions while maintaining privacy and confidentiality.
Members of IBM’s global blockchain team show you how to start using these open, distributed ledgers to add value to your business networks. Unlike simple ledgers and contracts, blockchains offer irrefutable proof that all parties involved in a transaction agree to the details—creating a source of truth that today’s conventional business-to-business systems lack.