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Blockchain for Business 2019: A user-friendly introduction to blockchain technology and its business applications

Blockchain for Business 2019: A user-friendly introduction to blockchain technology and its business applications

Blockchain has the potential to change the world and has become the hottest field in the tech sector now. Blockchain for Business is a comprehensive guide that enables you to fully understand the far-reaching applications beyond Bitcoin and empowers you to make fully-informed dec... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781789956023
Barcode 9781789956023
Published 31 January 2019 by Packt Publishing Limited
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Lipovyanov, Peter
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ISBN-13 9781789956023
ISBN-10 1789956021
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Packt Publishing Limited
Imprint Packt Publishing Limited
Publication Date 31 January 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Lipovyanov, Peter
Category Coding Theory & Cryptology
Data Capture & Analysis
Data Security & Data Encryption
Human-Computer Interaction
Number of Pages 258
Dimensions Width: 75mm
Height: 92mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 451g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Blockchains Databases, Application software - Development, Business enterprises - Technological innovations, Data encryption Computer science, Electronic funds transfers
NBS Text Computing: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 005.74
Catalogue Code 992232

Description of this Book

Your one-stop guide to blockchain technology and its business applications Key Features Assimilate blockchain services such as Ethereum and Hyperledger to transform industrial applications Know in and out of blockchain technology to understand various business use cases Understand various common and not-so-common challenges faced in blockchain development Book DescriptionBlockchain for Business 2019 is a comprehensive guide that enables you to bring in various blockchain functionalities to extend your existing business models and make correct fully-informed decisions. You will learn how decentralized applications are transforming numerous business sectors that are expected to play a huge role in the future. You will see how large corporations are already implementing blockchain technology now. You will then learn about the various blockchain services, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Hyperledger, and others to understand their use cases in a variety of business domains. You will develop a solid fundamental understanding of blockchain architecture. Moving ahead, you will get to grips with the inner workings of blockchain, with detailed explanations of mining, decentralized consensus, cryptography, smart contracts, and many other important concepts. You will delve into a realistic view of the current state of blockchain technology, along with its issues, limitations, and potential solutions that can take it to the next level. By the end of this book, you will all be well versed in the latest innovations and developments in the emerging blockchain space. What you will learn Understand the fundamentals of blockchain and how it was developed Gain a good understanding of economic concepts and developments Develop a base for concepts such as cryptography, computer networking, and programming Understand the applications of blockchain and its potential impact on the world Become well versed with the latest developments in the blockchain space Explore blockchain frameworks, including decentralized organizational structures, networks, and applications Who this book is forThis book is for financial professionals, business executives, managers, and enthusiasts who are interested in getting well-versed with blockchain technology in various business domains. This book will help boost your existing business models using blockchain services. No prior experience of blockchain is required.

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Author's Bio

Peter Lipovyanov is an experienced investment banker and venture investor currently focusing on blockchain projects and crypto-assets. A firm believer in the potential of blockchain technology to change the world for the better by facilitating financial inclusion across the globe and improving the efficiency of financial markets and other sectors of the economy, he has been involved in several promising blockchain projects building decentralized applications. His passion for education also led him to create a bestseller online course about the fundamental principles of blockchain technology and its business applications, which is the basis for this book.

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