The most important emerging technology for the enterprise – and therefore the CIO – is not big data, the social web, artificial intelligence, robotics or the cloud – it’s blockchain.
The digital revolution is bringing a new and radically different platform for business and other institutions that can take us through the next quarter-century of human progress. At the core is the biggest innovation in computer science in a generation. It is blockchain – the technology underlying the digital currency Bitcoin. This technology platform is open and programmable.