Decentralized identity is poised to disrupt how you share data

| March 11, 2019

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IBM recently wrapped up a very bustling week in San Francisco at THINK 2019 full of client conversations — through sessions and in the expo hall — and how technology will transform enterprises with data, AI, cloud, blockchain and more. In my blog post prior to THINK, I wrote about how blockchain is becoming more prevalent in client conversations. It is refreshing to see how, in a span of one year, clients are starting to understand what blockchain is, instead of the question being, “What is blockchain?” This year the question was, “What are applicable use cases for blockchain?” In some cases, clients already had a use case in mind. THINK 2019 was no exception. Decentralized identity continues to become a use case many clients understand and see as a transformative way in leveraging blockchain technology as an enabler to build for the missing layer of identity on the internet. I wanted to take some time and reflect on some key points from THINK 2019 as it relates to decentralized identity.

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