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Consensus opportunities: Blockchain and beyond

Consensus opportunities: Blockchain and beyond

Blockchain has sparked a new wave of innovation in financial services. And, it’s easy to see why.

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Consensus opportunities: Blockchain and beyond

Blockchain has sparked a new wave of digital innovation within the financial services sector. Blockchain’s distributed ledger technology uses consensus mechanisms, which offer the potential to drive significant efficiencies and execute real-time transactions in discreet, secure, and highly cost-effective ways. It represents a dramatic shift in how financial services organisations will manage transactions and is becoming the destination platform for financial services companies. KPMG offers a suite of services designed to provide full support for companies as they develop their own Blockchain infrastructure.

Seize the new potential that comes with digital ledger technology and think about how these technologies can be effectively and efficiently used to overcome previous challenges and take hold of new opportunities for the future. Find out if Blockchain is right for your organization.

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Highlights

  • Explores the past journey, present state and broad potential opportunities of distributed ledger technologies in the future 
  • Includes relevant insights from interviews of more than 20 creators andcorporate users of blockchains and other distributed ledgers 
  • Reviews how various distributed ledger consensus mechanisms continue to evolve and are currently being tested and, in some cases, implemented. 
  • Explores the question, “Is blockchain right for your organization?”

Independent Contributing Author

George Samman

Twitter: @sammantic

917-836-1279

george.samman@gmail.com

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KPMG’s Digital Ledger Services

KPMG’s Digital Ledger focus on helping financial services firms identify an effective use case strategy to derive maximum blockchain benefits.

 
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