IBM Developer Works, Blockchain Essentials (Coding skills required)
Blockchain is an emerging technology that can radically improve banking, supply chain, and other transaction networks and can create new opportunities for innovation. Businesses contain many examples of networks of individuals and organizations that collaborate to create value and wealth. These networks work together in markets that exchange assets in the form of goods and services between the participants.
Blockchain technology provides the basis for a dynamic shared ledger that can be applied to save time when recording transactions between parties, remove costs associated with intermediaries, and reduce risks of fraud and tampering.
The video lectures and lab in this course help you learn about blockchain for business and explore key use cases that demonstrate how the technology adds value.
Note: This course does not cover cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, in detail.
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