Marching Ahead to 2019

Here is my take on the next 3 big trends to watch out as we march ahead into 2019. 1) Automation crossing over inflection point: Point I am making is progressing beyond task automation. For example, when we call a Bank, it really doesn’t matter whether a bot or a human reply from creating the net […]

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Blockchain Reference Solution Architecture (BRSA)

I have been publishing Blockchain perspectives over the past couple of years and rarely come across the real details on what it takes to implement a Blockchain solution. Nailing down the solution architecture is “where the rubber hits the road” in preparing an enterprise to gear up for blockchain implementation. Initially thought of offering a […]

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CPG Blockchains

CPG Supply Chains are undergoing an unprecedented change looking out for new ways of improvement. I am focusing on this blog on how net-new technologies including  Blockchain is transforming the CPG supply chains.  Evaluating few real-life examples in CPG space triggering a discussion on Blockchain relevance in CPGs. CPG sectors that benefit from Blockchain are […]

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Real Estate Blockchain Ecosystem “ReBe”

I was contemplating to title this blog “Enriching real estate buying experience with Blockchain”, but finally chosen the title “Real Estate Blockchain Eco-system” to brand the collation of ideas as “ReBe”. As you got the crux of the topic and let us dive into details. Investment Opportunity vis-à-vis Technology Advantage of Blockchain is an ongoing […]

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Enhancing Gift Crads Value Proposition (Blockchain for Gift Cards – Part II)

Last week, I published a blog post titled “Blockchain Boosting Customer Loyalty Programmes”. In continuation of views on Blockchain relevance, highlighting the following 4 aspects of gift cards industry that encompasses open & closed loop cards, new age innovative cards such as gift cards for stock, lottery retail gift card, donation gift cards etc. 1) […]

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Boosting Customer Loyalty Programmes (Blockchain for Gift Cards – Part I)

Getting little bit into history, reward programs spans over a century (~120 years) with S&H Green Stamps in late 1800’s, the launch of modern programs by the airlines ~35 years ago, and to the recent coalition programs like Plenti’s initial marketing partners that include Macy’s, AT&T, Exxon Mobil and Rite Aid. According to the 2017 Colloquy […]

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Creating Business with New Reality (AR/VR) Value Chains

One way to interpret AR/VR ecosystem is classifying it as a platform, what I am referring in this blog as “Platform 4.0”. Followed by personal computer, web, and mobile, AR/VR platforms fundamentally are transforming how present-day consumers interact in the physical world. One way to define AR/VR is as follows, VR: Immerses users in an imagined or replicated world […]

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Living in an Artificially Intelligent World

I was reading an article on new research led by the University of Adelaide on the subject of an AI’s ability to predict a patient’s lifespan simply by looking at images of their organs. After taking a deep breath picked up my coffee and started walking thinking about the deeper engagement of AI in human […]

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Can Blockchain Technology fail?

Technologists, entrepreneurs, innovators, public and governments are having a different point of views on practical limitation on adopting blockchain technology, even the existence of bitcoin and thereby relative performance of cryptocurrencies. Blockchain implementation is like implementing a 360-degree performance review where the managers appraise the teams and vice versa, practicality impeding into power balances as is the context […]

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