3 results for tag: Distributed Ledger Technologies


Consider: Blockchain Uses in Transportation

Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT), and other “Modern” methods of transparent financial transactions have been at the top of my mind this year as it probably has yours too with all the latest headlines we’ve been reading. Blockchain technology is well known for use with cryptocurrencies; however, it has broad potential in applications beyond that of banking and financial services. It is being evaluated for uses in the transportation industry where it has potential benefits ranging from more efficient business transactions to increased tracking capabilities of cargo across all modes: maritime, trucking, aviation, and freight ...

Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies are more than “Just Currency”

Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) are simple in nature and complex in operations. DLTs hold real promise in their ability to reduce “Friction”. Friction can be an economic cost and expense that strips your liquidity by forcing buyers and sellers to navigate through the “sludge” by adding unnecessary Steps and Bureaucracy. Like the preferred clean oil in your car, reducing friction improves more than your engine. Take the recent issue in the U.S. with tainted romaine lettuce. The romaine lettuce from Arizona was identified as dangerous for consumption and was pulled from distribution networks. Now, not all romaine was dangerous; ...

The Crypto Battlefield: Financial Visionaries vs. The Regulators

A Primer on Disruptive Technologies and the Regulator’s Positions Mark Twain has been credited with expressing that “History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes,” Regardless of who crafted the sentiment; it is clearly consistent with my experience associated with some disruptive technologies that are showing up in today’s financial markets. Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once stated, “All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.” Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT), the underlying software system that is simply and ...