Blockchain for Dummies

  • 3h 4m
  • Tiana Laurence
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2017

Find out what Blockchain is, how it works, and what it can do for you

Blockchain is the technology behind Bitcoin, the revolutionary 'virtual currency' that's changing the way people do business. While Bitcoin has enjoyed some well-deserved hype, Blockchain may be Bitcoin's most vital legacy. Blockchain For Dummies is the ideal starting place for business pros looking to gain a better understanding of what Blockchain is, how it can improve the integrity of their data, and how it can work to fundamentally change their business and enhance their data security.

Blockchain For Dummies covers the essential things you need to know about this exciting technology's promise of revolutionizing financial transactions, data security, and information integrity. The book covers the technologies behind Blockchain, introduces a variety of existing Blockchain solutions, and even walks you through creating a small but working Blockchain-based application.

Blockchain holds the promise to revolutionize a wide variety of businesses. Get in the know about Blockchain now with Blockchain For Dummies and be ready to make the changes to business that your colleagues and competitors will later wish they'd done. Discover ten ways Blockchain can change business

  • Find out how to apply a Blockchain solution
  • See how to make data more secure
  • Learn how to work with vendors

Filled with vital information and tips on how this paradigm-changing technology can transform your business for the better, this book will not only show you Blockchain's full potential, but your own as well!

About the Author

Tiana Laurence is a co-founder of Factom, a company that provides blockchain-based solutions for many business uses, including enhanced security for IoT. Factom has been named one of the 20 most influential blockchain companies.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Introducing Blockchain
  • Picking a Blockchain
  • Getting Your Hands on Blockchain
  • Beholding the Bitcoin Blockchain
  • Encountering the Ethereum Blockchain
  • Regarding the Ripple Blockchain
  • Finding the Factom Blockchain
  • Digging into DigiByte
  • Getting Your Hands on Hyperledger
  • Applying Microsoft Azure
  • Getting Busy on IBM Bluemix
  • Financial Technology
  • Real Estate
  • Insurance
  • Government
  • Other Industries
  • Ten Free Blockchain Resources
  • The Ten Rules to Never Break on the Blockchain
  • Ten Top Blockchain Projects