While Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies may be the most recognizable applications running on Blockchain, they are by no means the only interesting use case for this new technology. In this presentation, Frank Blau will provide an overview of the underlying Blockchain technology and present other ways that individuals and organizations can develop and adopt it for their own use. Frank will also discuss the different networks and development platforms that are available for implementing the Blockchain design pattern.
Frank Blau has been a Business Intelligence Data Architect for 15 years and has over 25 years of technical experience in relational and dimensional database technologies. He is currently a Data Architect at Inet Logistics in Dornbirn, Austria. He has been a developer, architect, analyst and educator in a variety of vertical markets and technologies. Frank has also been a consultant to Fortune 500 and mid-market companies in the use and implementation of data warehouse architectures, unstructured data, metadata management and analytic presentation.
Frank was a 2014 IBM Champion for Information Management and continues to provide thought leadership and research in such diverse areas as Streaming Data, Blockchain, Modern Data Architecture and Cloud Computing. Frank is also a public speaker and author on topics related to Business Intelligence, disruptive technologies, mobile computing and software methodologies and is also a member of the Digitale Initiativen in Dornbirn, Austria.
1. Februar 2018
FH Vorarlberg, Raum W2 11/12