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Libro Electrónico de ámbito Profesional

Blockchain Basics

Idioma:  English
This book has made an attempt to describe the basics of blockchain, and is likely to be of great use to existing as well as aspiring management and technical personnel at various levels.
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We have seen that whenever any new technology is brought out, there is not only scepticism but also opposition, and blockchain is no exception! It is a fact that blockchain is happening now and is bound to increase its presence in various spheres of life. It has a disruptive potential and is already doing so in all sectors across the value chain. This book has made an attempt to describe the basics of blockchain, and is likely to be of great use to existing as well as aspiring management and technical personnel at various levels.

About the Author

Manmohan’s interactive style and unique ability to engage with young as well as not so young has made him a very effective training facilitator. He has conducted a horde of training programmes in India and the Middle East. His deep insight into the culture of his home country – India – and that of the Middle East has made it possible for him to effectively engage audiences. He has also made presentations on various topics at International Conferences under the auspices of UNESCO, and ensured that his practical viewpoints are shared with a wide variety of audience.

Currently a Freelance Training Facilitator, Manmohan has authored several eBooks on Management and Education.

Having worked as Head of several educational and training organisations in India, Kuwait and Oman, he has specialised in training programmes for people in a wide variety of professions. He has also made a Webinar presentation on Personality Development organised by a US-based organisation.

An alumnus of Cambridge International College (UK), Manmohan also holds a Ph.D. in Management, and Masters in Business Management, Education and English.

Manmohan is currently India-based and conducts training programmes for college students, professors and management executives.

Among his other programmes the following are in much demand:

  • Soft Skills

  • Business Communication

  • Leadership & Teambuilding

  • Pedagogy of Teaching at college/school level

  • EMI (English as Medium of Instruction) Skills for college professors

  • Guidance and counselling in educational institutions

  • About the author
  • Preface
  1. Concept of Blockchain
    1. Introduction
    2. What is Blockchain?
    3. How does Blockchain work?
  2. Types and features of Blockchain
    1. Types of Blockchain
    2. Features of Blockchain
    3. Characteristics of various types
    4. Pillars of Blockchain
    5. Network and nodes
  3. Applications of Blockchain technology
    1. Introduction
    2. Business applications
    3. Users of Blockchain technology
    4. Benefits of Blockchain technology
    5. Smart contracts
    6. Blockchain platforms
  4. Bitcoin and digital currencies
    1. Introduction
    2. Origin and development of bitcoin
    3. Acceptance of bitcoins
    4. Features of bitcoin
    5. Drawbacks of bitcoin
  5. Decentralised applications
    1. Introduction
    2. Decentralisation through smart contracts
    3. Decentralisation applications
    4. Consensus mechanism
    5. Security
    6. Challenges and barriers
  6. Development of Blockchain technology
    1. Introduction
    2. Development of Blockchain
    3. Prospective uses
    4. Powering online trade
  7. Prospects of Blockchain technology
    1. Introduction
    2. Prospects
    3. New careers
  • Glossary
  • References
Sobre el Autor

Manmohan Joshi