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Blockchain for Dummies

What is Blockchain? How does it work? And what can it do for you?

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 4:53 am EDT

Blockchain is revolutionising financial transactions, data security, and information integrity for businesses and new title, Blockchain For Dummies is the ideal starting point for those looking to gain a better understanding of what blockchain is, the fundamentals of how it works and how companies can tap into its potential to improve their business.

Exploring different types of blockchains, what they can do, and the basics of blockchain platforms, Blockchain For Dummies also explains how blockchain solutions can be acquired and applied for specific purposes to benefit a variety of industries.

Areas covered include:

    • Getting Started with Blockchain
    • Developing Your Knowledge, and
    • Powerful Blockchain Platforms

It also explains the impact on sectors including Financial Technology, Real Estate, Insurance, Government, and other industries.

Filled with information and tips on how this technology can transform business for the better, it closes with traditional dummies ‘Part of Tens’ which includes ‘The Ten Rules to Never Break on the Blockchain’ and ‘Ten Top Blockchain Projects’.



Notes to editors:

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.

About For Dummies:

To people who value knowledge, dummies is the platform that makes learning anything easy because it transforms the hard-to-understand into easy-to-use. Through expert editorial, engaging experiences and an approachable style, learners at every level can confidently use their knowledge to fuel their pursuit of professional advancement and personal betterment. With a commitment to maintaining the highest editorial standards and a promise to continue developing new, innovative digital experiences, dummies makes learning anything even easier. For more information, visit dummies is a branded imprint of Wiley.


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