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Blockchain use cases and case studies

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Blockchain use cases and case studies

  1. 1. Blockchain Use Cases and Case Studies Kurt Kelley 4/12/2018
  2. 2. Agenda Definition Government? Case Studies Use Cases
  3. 3. Definition A blockchain is an immutable distributed ledger that contains cryptographically hashed blocks of data stored in chronological order and used to record transactions between parties
  4. 4. Use Cases
  5. 5. Security – Cyber and Physical Titles / Deeds / Documents / IDs Sharing Economy High Value item’s genuineness Supply Chain management and monitoring Digital Rights Management / Licensing Trustless Trust between disparate parties Where does Blockchain fit Features • Sovereignty • Provenance • Transparent • Immutable
  6. 6. Government?
  7. 7. GSA Request Federal agencies are eager to better evaluate and adopt distributed ledger technologies (like blockchain) that use encryption and coding to improve transparency, efficiency and trust in information sharing. Blockchain use cases that agencies submit for exploration touch many parts and processes of an organization, including: • Financial management • Procurement • IT asset and supply chain management • Smart contracts • Patents, Trademarks Copyrights, Royalties • Government-issued credentials like visas, passports, SSN and birth certificates • Federal personnel workforce data • Appropriated funds • Federal assistance and foreign aid delivery We hosted the first U.S. Federal Blockchain Forum on July 18, 2017, uniting more than 100 federal managers from dozens of unique agencies to discuss use cases, limitations, and solutions. Agency teams submitted their own potential use cases for blockchain technology to our current repository of almost 200 submissions. https://www.gsa.gov/technology/government-it- initiatives/emerging-citizen-technology/blockchain
  8. 8. DHS Grant Awarded $9.7 million 12 small businesses 13 Phase II contracts through (SBIR) program • BlockCypher - Blockchain Platform for Multiple Blockchains, Applications, and Analytics • BlueRISC - Cyber Attack Prediction for Situational Understanding and Preemptive Cyber Defense • Card Smart Technologies - Composite Identity for High Assurance Remote Identity Proofing • Digital Bazaar - Verifiable Claims and Fit-for-Purpose Decentralized Ledgers • Evernym - Decentralized Key Management using Blockchain • Evigia Systems - Wide-Area Flood Alert Sensor Network • Inferlink - OpenWatch: An Architecture for Scalable Resiliency Assessment • McQ - MEGASCOP: Multi Interface Secure Audio/Video Rebroadcasting (SAVR) System • Oceanit Laboratories - FIND (First responder INdoor Determination) • Physical Optics - Real-time Flood Forecasting and Reporting • Physical Optics - Real-time Information Contextual Correlation and Analysis Software System • Progeny Systems - Internet of Things (IoT) Low-Cost Flood Inundation Sensor • Red Balloon Security - Hybrid Prediction for Embedded Malware https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/news/2017/05/02/press- release-dhs-st-awards-97m-13-phase-ii-sbir-projects
  9. 9. Case Studies
  10. 10. Guardtime – Detects and mitigates cyberattacks in real-time Lockheed Martin • Address threat of manipulation in networked and weapon system embedded cyber physical systems • enabling more efficient and assured offerings to the federal government • realize more efficient and secure software development and supply chain risk management Cybersecurity
  11. 11. IBM / Walmart – Monitor food products from pork and mango suppliers up to the stores’ shelves • Conducted early trials of the project in US and China • Vital data points to possibly reveal food safety issues • Batch numbers • farm origination • factory and processing data • expiration dates Supply Chain
  12. 12. Skoot – In partnership with Samsung created a navigation system with MiFi and Marketplace • Plug in e-commerce engine • Increased quality of life • Enable new experiences Sharing Economy
  13. 13. Grid+ – Reduce cost of buying wholesale energy reselling it to customers • Gateway embedded with Ethereum • Eventually allowing peer-to-peer energy trading • Automated purchase and sell based on current price Utilities
  14. 14. Patientory – Easy way to securely store and manage health information in real time • Achieved HIPAA compliance • Allow for data to be securely shared with trusted network • Reduce time to diagnoses with previous history Healthcare
  15. 15. Attores – Digital certificate specialists • Ngee Ann Polytechnic – 1st educational institute to deliver blockchain diplomas • Immediate validation for employment etc. • Savings to the institute of at least 75% Document Management
  16. 16. Indorse – A reward based decentralized professional social network • You own and control your data • Rewards for claims being endorsed • Earn tokens to be traded for other services Identity
  17. 17. Kurt Kelley kurt@exceleratedtc.com 214-425-1062 Twitter @kurtkelley LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/kurtkelleydfw Thank You

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