Germany’s Deutsche Telecom, (DTAG) kicked off the country’s migration from PSTN and ISDN to IP telephony in 2014. Broadly speaking it went off swimmingly but there were notable car crashes, especially within the pharmaceutical supply sector and customers migrating their fax machines.
Global businesses are moving from blockchain research to applying the technology to current business challenges. Many believe that this change will be taking place in the next 12 months. Linda Pawczuk, a principal with Deloitte Consulting, commented business ambition was shifting from “a focus on blockchain tourism and exploring the technology’s potential, to building practical applications”.