Predictions Around Blockchain And Data For IT Leaders
InformationWeek, February 4th, 2020
February 4, 2020,
Volume 263, Issue 1

Blockchain technologies will ignite the era of decentralization, where customers own their data and decide how it is used. IT leaders should start to rethink their strategies

"Blockchain has introduced alternative methods for tracking and managing customer data. IT leaders need to understand the direction of decentralized technologies -- or risk falling behind.

Scan the latest news: Many tech sector reports mention the misuse of data and the erosion of privacy. Among the disconcerting newsflashes are also new terms such as 'surveillance economy,' where customers sacrifice data privacy for 'free' services. In an effort to combat such erosion, pieces of legislation like the California Consumer Privacy Act give consumers the right to learn what data companies are collecting about them and demand they not sell it. Technology solutions, like advancements in blockchain, are less often discussed but perhaps even more seismic..."

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