What is the “Trust Your Supplier” (TYS) Blockchain Network?

IBM and Chainyard today announced the initial launch of the Trust Your Supplier (TYS) blockchain network, established by Chainyard in collaboration with IBM. The network uses blockchain technology to improve the tedious process of supplier management. Nine Fortune 500 industry anchors are part of the governance board, which is designed to streamline supplier onboarding, while accelerating access to additional supply chain operating networks such as IBM’s Supply Chain Business Network

Blockchain Explained

Blockchain is a distributed and immutable ledger allowing you to track anything, including tangible or intangible goods. This enables users or organizations to digitally and securely record entries, that are in-turn endorsed and secured by a community of users.

Sai Vennam from IBM Cloud takes a deep dive into blockchain technology and covers everything from smart contracts to permissioned and permissionless blockchains

What is Blockchain?

Is Blockchain safe? Is it the future? Can you put your money in it and expect a return? What should you do when someone offers you a chance to invest in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies? Blockchain is the future but it’s already unfolding before our very eyes today.

The Case for Decentralization

Chris Dixon, General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, talks about the history of computing, blockchain, crypto, smart contracts and the case for decentralization.

The killer apps for blockchain have yet to be developed. Blockchain is transparent and open source.

We’re entering a golden era of creativity via better trust properties and community owned and operated digital services.

How Blockchain Can Help Advertisers Navigate a Cookieless World

With Safari and Firefox now blocking third-party cookies by default, and Google tightening controls over cookie-based tracking on Chrome, advertisers are looking for solutions that will still let them identify their audiences as they’ve long been able to. Blockchain can be one piece of this puzzle says Jason Manningham, general manager of FreeWheel-owned Blockgraph, which uses blockchain among other tech for privacy-compliant data matching. In this interview Manningham describes how Blockgraph has ‘deconstructed’ blockchain to power its solution, and outlines some of its key use cases.