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New Directions for Government In the Second Era of the Digital Age
File Type: Document, Infographic
https://www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org/project/new-directions-for-government-in-the-second-era-of-the-digital-age/
Feb 09, 2021 - This research project surveys what federal governments can do to exploit the next era of technology across their operations, within their economies and society, and with their allies and global partners. It focuses on the threats and opportunities facing the United States—including China’s increasing dominance in global supply chains and strategic innovation. It also speaks to challenges the new administration faces, and recommends five areas for immediate action: securing digital systems, citizen identities, and personal data; embracing cryptocurrencies and launching a digital dollar; transforming government services and culture; engagin...
Blockchain and the Future of Battery Supply Chains
File Type: Document, Infographic
https://www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org/project/blockchain-and-the-future-of-battery-supply-chains/
Dec 11, 2019 - This case study covers the challenges facing the cobalt industry and explains how blockchain technology can help by tracking the chain of custody, exposing unethical practices, and improving governance across the cobalt supply chain. The blockchain start-up Circulor combines rigorous processes with smart technology to implement ethical sourcing solutions.
Declaration of Interdependence
File Type: Document, Infographic
https://www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org/project/declaration-of-interdependence/
Jan 16, 2018 - This manifesto for change calls for a new social contract, one that redefines the relationship between individuals in society and the institutions they have created to self-govern. It looks at the four drivers of this change—the Fourth Industrial Revolution, globalization of ideas and the economy, climate change, and demographic shifts due to war, drought, and oppression. It identifies such global disruptions as structural unemployment and inequality; failing education, healthcare, and research and development; human rights violations; and a biosphere in crisis. It identifies the four core change makers—the private sector, the state, civi...
The Nine Disruptions
File Type: Document, Infographic
https://www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org/project/the-nine-disruptions/
Jan 16, 2018 - This is an excerpt from a manifesto for change, which identifies such global disruptions to our social fabric as structural unemployment and inequality; failing education, healthcare, and research and development; human rights violations; and a biosphere in crisis.
The Networked Hotbeds of Blockchain
File Type: Document, Infographic
https://www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org/project/the-networked-hotbeds-of-blockchain/
Jan 15, 2018 - This paper showcases the hotbeds of blockchain activity around the world—those cities and nations that have become hubs for financing and incubation of entrepreneurial initiatives—and explains the conditions under which distributed ledger start-ups are thriving in each jurisdiction.
Consolidating Multiple Ledgers with Blockchain
File Type: Document, Infographic
https://www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org/project/consolidating-multiple-ledgers-with-blockchain/
Nov 17, 2018 - Rare is the case study that clearly lays out a plan of action for government officials serious about improving their services. Anthony Williams explores how blockchain can simplify and improve government efficiency in Canada by providing a single digital ledger for all accounts. He assesses the current general ledger system, compares it with best practices in Estonia, Sweden, and the United States, and proposes a blockchain-based solution. His analysis is not cheerleading; it is clear-headed. He lays out the relevant challenges and implementation costs including managing risk and connecting with existing policies and procedures. Canada has an...
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