One area where IBM seems intent on making an impact is in supply chain management. This week, the tech juggernaut announced TradeLens, a blockchain-based shipping solution intended to facilitate global trade.
TradeLens was built in conjunction with Maersk, a shipping organization striving to improve the global supply chain. The partnership has already brought in nearly 100 organizations to pilot the ecosystem.
Perhaps most notably, this platform represents a direct use case for some of the blockchain’s most lauded features including its decentralized ledger and smart contracts. In total, this is the full-throated endorsement and implementation of blockchain technology that developers and decentralized enthusiasts alike are clamoring for.
This Tech Giant Is Pushing For Blockchain Adoption - IBM Supply Chain Frontier in the Spotlight
Blockchain tech has struggled to make its way into the business world, but IBM has ambitious projects aimed at making the technology more usable at the enterprise level, and the tech giant is pushing its agenda
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