Research Anthology on Blockchain Technology in Business, Healthcare, Education, and Government (4 Volumes)

Research Anthology on Blockchain Technology in Business, Healthcare, Education, and Government (4 Volumes)

Projected Release Date: July, 2020|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 1600
ISBN13: 9781799853510|ISBN10: 1799853519|EISBN13: 9781799853527|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-5351-0
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Description

Even though blockchain technology was originally created as a ledger system for bitcoin to operate on, using it for areas other than cryptocurrency has become increasingly popular as of late. The transparency and security provided by blockchain technology is challenging innovation in a variety of businesses and is being applied in fields that include accounting and finance, supply chain management, and education. With the ability to perform such tasks as tracking fraud and securing the distribution of medical records, this technology is key to the advancement of many industries.

The Research Anthology on Blockchain Technology in Business, Healthcare, Education, and Government is a vital reference source that examines the latest scholarly material on trends, techniques, and uses of blockchain technology applications in a variety of industries, and how this technology can further transparency and security. Highlighting a range of topics such as cryptography, smart contracts, and decentralized blockchain, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for academics, researchers, industry leaders, managers, healthcare professionals, IT consultants, engineers, programmers, practitioners, government officials, policymakers, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Cryptography
  • Decentralized Blockchain
  • Smart Contracts
  • Use in Cybersecurity
  • Use in Education
  • Use in Finance/Banking
  • Use in Government
  • Use in Healthcare
  • Use in Supply Chain

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.