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2018: Digital predictions in the year of fragility

John Riccio 30 Jan 2018 13 minutes

This year, optimism and caution are the lenses through which businesses will navigate digital change. The PwC Digital Services team give their predictions of the biggest trends in technology in 2018.

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Solving real world problems with blockchain

Benjamin Crofts David Lam James Kosmatos 29 Jan 2018 5 minutes

Bitcoin steals the headlines, but blockchain, the technology underpinning it, is being applied to a vast array of industries and solving real world problems. What can it do for your business?

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Infographic: Smart phones, smart watches… smart contracts?

09 Nov 2017 2 minutes

With the help of blockchain, smart contracts are ready to revolutionise legal agreements. Cutting red tape, middlemen, costs and fraud could lead to quick and easy contracts that execute without the need for human intervention.

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Blockchain beyond the financial sector

John Shipman 04 May 2017 6 minutes

From safeguarding property titles to returning profits to struggling musicians, here’s a round-up of the ways blockchain could solve problems for a range of industries.

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The industries that are building links to blockchain

John Shipman 21 Nov 2016 8 minutes

From tourism to digital asset management, blockchain is ready for mainstream adoption. John Shipman pores over the technology’s commercial opportunities.

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Infographic: Blockchain explained

John Shipman 28 Jul 2016 1 minute

As one of fintech’s secret weapons, blockchain will be a defining trend for the financial services in coming years. This PwC graphic shows how the technology works to transfer value across the internet.

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Ten technology forces shaping the financial services

13 Jul 2016 8 minutes

The financial services sector continues to be disrupted from all sides. But which way are the winds blowing? Here are the tech trends driving the industry to 2020 and beyond.

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The promise of digital democracy

Nick Spooner 04 Jul 2016 9 minutes

From encouraging voter turnout to improving the campaign process, digital technology is playing an ever-larger role in democracy. Nick Spooner discusses this trend and whether fully electronic voting is on the horizon.

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Blockchain in financial services: How ready are we to adopt?

John Shipman 26 May 2016 11 minutes

More than half of respondents in a recent survey say they understand the importance of blockchain, yet roughly the same amount say they’re unlikely to pursue it. Meanwhile, startups are rapidly gaining ground. How ready is the financial services industry for this radical new technology?

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