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The Implications of Blockchain for KM and IM


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Network for Information and Knowledge Exchange (NetIKX)

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Thu 06 Jul 2017


British Dental Association


London, United Kingdom


Knowledge Management



Blockchain is a word that is growing in usage – in both the IT and information management worlds. It is one of the most exciting and potentially game-changing technologies. But what is it and what does it mean? And as information professionals what do we need to know? What will be its impact on the management of information and knowledge?

This NetIKX session will introduce the concept of Blockchain and how it is shaping the future of operations and data assets. It will give some background to a number of benefits, issues and possible applications of Blockchain. This will be done from a technology and information management perspective. The session will also show a number of specific Blockchain projects that are being developed by The National Archives.

The speakers are:

  • Noeleen Schenk, who has over twenty years' experience of working in the information sector as a practitioner, researcher and consultant. Her recent projects have focused on all aspects of information and knowledge management – from governance to assurance, helping clients successfully manage their information and minimise the risk to their information assets.
  • Marc Stephenson, who is the Technical Director at Metataxis. Marc has worked on the design, implementation and ongoing management of information systems for over 25 years, including organisations in health, central and local government, banking, utilities, new media and publishing. He has architected and implemented many IT solutions, ranging from intranets, document management systems, records management systems, and ECM portals.
  • John Sheridan, who is the Digital Director at The National Archives, where he leads the development of the organisation's digital archiving capability and the transformation of its digital services.
  • Mark Bell, who is a member of The National Archives' Digital Research team. Mark has over 20 years' experience working with database technologies, both as developer and designer, including organisations in government, telecoms, and banking.

A pdf giving details of the meeting can be downloaded from here.

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