Browsing the "Supply Chain" Tag

IBM, Seagate Team Up to Tackle Hard Drive Fakes With Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

IBM is to use its blockchain platform to track Seagate-produced hard drives as a means to guarantee their authenticity.

Why Blockchains Struggle to Gain Traction in Enterprises

| Paul Brody

Existing systems work well enough and are scary to replace, so the path to blockchain adoption will be one problem at a time, says EY's Paul Brody.

ABN AMRO, Samsung SDS Partner for Blockchain Trade Pilot

| Yogita Khatri

ABN AMRO has partnered with Samsung SDS and the Port of Rotterdam for a blockchain pilot aimed to bring new efficiencies to container-based trade.

Blockchain Refresh: Why KPMG’s New Strategy Focuses on Customs

| Ian Allison

Big Four consultancy KPMG is expanding its blockchain activities beyond pure financial services work to explore a less-traveled path.

US Customs Agency Hopes to Evaluate Blockchain Pilot by December

| Nikhilesh De

Representatives from U.S. Customs and Border Protection say they hope to evaluate its blockchain tech trial and produce recommendations by December.

Citizens Reserve Partners With Comcast-Backed Blockchain Startup

| Nikhilesh De

Citizens Reserve is partnering with Blockdaemon to launch tools enabling rapid blockchain node deployment for its customers.

Overstock’s Medici Ventures Invests in Wine-Tracking Blockchain Startup

| Anna Baydakova

Medici Ventures, the blockchain accelerator arm of Overstock.com, has made a seven-figure investment in wine-tracking startup VinX.

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Blockchains Don’t Have to Be Perfect, They Just Have to Be Better

| Michael J Casey

A blockchain can contain garbage data but in many cases, it will still be better than the status quo. We might even find often that it's a lot better.

UN Food Program to Expand Blockchain Testing to African Supply Chain

| Anna Baydakova

The U.N. World Food Programme plans to test blockchain for tracking food delivery in East Africa, following a refugee aid pilot in Jordan.

Walmart Tells Produce Suppliers to Use Blockchain by Next September

| Nikhilesh De

Walmart will begin tracking leafy greens using IBM's blockchain technology starting late next year, the company announced Monday.