Tag Archives: blockchain

Blockchain Startups Differ On Paths To Disruption

Will blockchain disrupt processes, companies or nothing at all? The question is playing out in the contrasting market approaches of distribution startups Blockskye and Winding Tree. The former is careful. It’s into change from within. It’s talking to the old guard. The latter is boastful and aggressive. It’s using dubious claims to generate investment interest. The more aggressive… Read More »

Teleconference 11: Introducing Blockchain

THIS EVENT HAS CONCLUDED A LINK TO THE RECORDING WILL BE POSTED SHORTLY Introducing Blockchain Oct. 12, 2017 What the heck is blockchain? Tune in as we chat with travel tech consultant William Niejadlik, Blockchain Academy founder Bryant Nielson and Hospitality Technology Next Generation senior director of strategy and workgroups Armand Rabinowitz. It has infrastructure and acceptance challenges. There’s… Read More »

Blockchain Startups Target Travel Distribution

Blockchain digital ledger technology could be used for loyalty programs, corporate contracts, payment, expense management, airport processing, traveler identity and maybe even travel policy and compliance. Innovators also are betting on distribution disruption. With tests beginning in about three weeks, Blockskye aims . . . For SubscribersThe full page is available to subscribers of The Company Dime. Please log in or reset… Read More »

Explainer: ‘Smart Contracts’ On The Blockchain

In the real world, contracts are a necessary evil. They require too many eyes and are full of unintelligible language. They can leave too much room for interpretation. Some are designed ideally to never be used, in the legal sense. Let’s say your company commits volume to a supplier in exchange for a discounted rate. You need to… Read More »