Brazilian Bank To Trial New Blockchain Digital Wallet in Sao Paulo

Banco Bradesco, one of Brazil’s largest banks, is planning to trial a new digital wallet and mobile finance app that leverages blockchain technology for payments and money transfers. The trial will take place in Paraisopolis, a neighborhood located in the southern area of Sao Paulo. The solution was developed by domestic startup eWally. eWallet was one of…

How Digital Transformation Will Unlock Value for the Oil and Gas Sector

A sector in flux The global energy sector is experiencing supply-side and demand-force shifts resulting in reduced profit margins. Industry experts consider this the new normal. Expected changes ahead are immense. The U.S. is forecasted to become the fourth largest global oil exporter by 2022, behind Saudi Arabia, Russia, and Iraq. The growth in global…

Luxury Industry Use Case by LuxTag

These pages aim to illustrate the blockchain powered tagging solution for the luxury industry, developed by LuxTag. It utilizes the NEM Blockchain Technology, offering smart contracts and multi-signature features. The project has the purpose of recording the provenance of luxury items, as well as allowing the customers to claim their ownership and verifying their authenticity.…

63 Moons Technologies

In conversation with Keshav Samant, President & CEO, 63 Moons Technologies

Having seen brokerage technology from both ends of the spectrum, how would you say brokerage technology has evolved over time. Further, what are the operational, business & technological challenges faced by the brokerages and how can those be effectively addressed using technology? Having been a part of the financial services industry for over 19 years,…

Redefining company culture using AI in human resources

How can machines help human resources build better company culture? We’ve all heard recent stories about artificial intelligence coming after jobs and wiping out industries. While some are hopeful of this new breed of technological advancement that relies on machines doing our jobs better than us, there are some who fear the risks outweigh the benefits.…

Escaping the starting blocks: the missing link in HR tech

Across the region, innovators and visionaries have been creating tools with the power to transform how people are managed. Now, they have a unique chance to help shape the strategy that will define how those tools are used. The digital revolution is no accident: it happened because people wanted it to. However, the shift in…

All systems go: how Saudi is going smart

Saudi Arabia’s ICT spending is expected to exceed $39 billion by 2019 and that doesn’t account for the corporate and foreign investments the Kingdom’s digital revolution attracts. As the regional leader in the development of next generation solutions, it’s all systems go for investors In 2015, Saudi Arabia’s official ICT spending on projects, infrastructure and…