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Why use a Shared Ledger - short introduction


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A snappy 20 minute presentation for TechXLR8 in London with an updated version of the "4x4" ledger model that we use to facilitate discussion between management and technologists.

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  • Great stuff as usual, Dave. Question: in the flow diagram on Slide 14, I'm struggling to see where Sovrin would fit, given that it's public for reads and permissioned for writes. Seems kinda down the middle of the two sides you have, a hybrid.
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Why use a Shared Ledger - short introduction

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  2. 2. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute David G.W. Birch Global thought leader in digital identity and digital money; Global top 15 favourite sources of business information (Wired); London FinTech Top 10 most influential commentators (City A.M.); Top 20 Fintech Influencer (JAX London); Top five Leaders in IDentity (Rise); Top 10 Twitter accounts followed by innovators, along with Bill Gates and Richard Branson (PR Daily); Top 10 most influential voices in banking (Financial Brand); Top 50 blockchain insider (Richtopia); Europe’s most influential commentator on emerging payments (Total Payments). 2
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  4. 4. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Because… Blockchain! 4 What can the blockchain do for us?
  5. 5. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Finance Industry The blockchain is the solution to our problems 5
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  8. 8. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Why Use a Shared Ledger? 8 What’s wrong with DB2? It was good enough for my father and his father before him There are reasons to use shared ledger even a double-permissioned ledger with known participants and central co-ordination
  9. 9. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Consensus Computers A different way of thinking 9
  10. 10. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Communications: Robustness 10
  11. 11. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Content: Innovation What is on the Shared Ledger 11
  12. 12. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Consensus: Integrity 12
  13. 13. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Contract: Flexibility p.225 Smart contracts need not be limited to finance and when paired with "smart property" — where deeds, titles and other certifications of ownership are put in digital form to be acted on by software — these contracts allow the automatic transfer for ownership of a physical asset. 13
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