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The Burning Debate: Can Blockchain Be The Next Solution To Data Sharing?

Insights Revealed: Distributed Ledger Technology For The Business

Blockchain published date 5th March, 2018 Neha Baluni

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Business transactions are meant to be secured irrespective of the platform they have been traded upon. It is important for every entrepreneur to take them parallel with the other processes in the business. Be it the government authorities or any private entrepreneur, the traditional ways of businesses have always seemed profitable. Well, the debate on providing extended security to businesses have always been burning. And, to calm the debate down, a number of practices have been used.

The traditional methods that were helping businesses secure their transactions by including some of the exceptional technologies available at our disposal are growing better day by day. And, the very new addition to offering security and data solution is our very own Blockchain technology. This transformational technology has shown true colors to be used as a method of secured sharing option.

Blockchain as a Solution to Sell The Data

To all those, who are beginners in the Blockchain game, let’s reveal the meaning of this exceptional technology. In simple words, Blockchain can be described as the network of virtual assets that are mined by writing entries into a record of information. A community of users is there to manage the transactions. The case is similar as it is with Wikipedia entries as the information on the pages does not come from a single publisher.

Blockchain is also the network of digital currencies, that are prominently growing in value. However, the virtual currency is prone to fluctuation that sometimes becomes the reason for the decline in the real value of this currency. And, the best news about this cryptocurrency is no intermediary is involved when the transaction is carried out.

Now Let's Get Back to Defining Blockchain as a Solution to sell the Data

Blockchain transactions do not involve any intermediary and thus both the parties (making the transactions) do not need to rely on third-party assistance. Blockchain additionally offers a point-to-point solution in order to establish the faith between consenting and receiving party. The smart contracts that blockchain enables are packed with regulatory statutes to govern when & how the consent should be applied. Blockchain has the potential for sure and government leaders and the entrepreneurs are recognizing the potential of the same for make data sharing easy for all. By exploring a few well-analyzed steps, it will get easier for organizations to explore blockchain applications for business profit. And, while using such applications the basics that must be kept clear are:

  • Understanding the basics of the distributed channel like Blockchain to get the fundamentals the right way.

  • Investing in blockchain pilot project that companies such as IBM offer to their clients. Such projects have limited set of data that can easily be managed through a distributed ledger.

  • Developing minimum viable product in a production environment.

  • Scaling the solutions as securely as possible in the ecosystem.

Blockchain is in the nascent stage and the technology can seem to be one fruitful for the government agencies. Most of the enterprises are just beginning to understand the possibilities of the technique. So far, government enterprises like banks, payment-service providers including insurance companies are the ones who have shown highest interest investing in the blockchain technologies. As quoted above, pilot projects are the best way to find out the possibilities that bitcoin could offer to all these businesses.  

Among some of the benefits that are sure to be there with blockchain utility, the basic ones are:

  • Securely digitizing the existing records

  • Managing them through secured infrastructure

  • Allowing agencies to invest in smart records

  • Creating algorithm in blockchain technology to make it easy to share the data

With these alternatives, it will become easier for agencies to maintain the level of transparency in the business.

Neha Baluni

Neha Baluni

Being a Senior Technical Writer at MobileAppDaily, Neha Baluni loves jotting down her piece of opinion for the advancing technology in mobile app world. Having a journalism background, she is a writer by day and a reader by night. Her passion for writing covers different categories of technical and non-technical genre. In addition to writing, Neha loves traveling a lot.

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