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Fueling Post-COVID-19 Growth with Blockchain & Gig Economy Strategies

Posted November 24, 2020 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal
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Blockchain is often criticized as being a solution looking for a problem. The authors seek to address this issue by providing readers with an understanding of blockchain-enabled technologies and the gig economy, and how blockchain can be harnessed to develop innovative business models to facilitate growth post-COVID-19. They touch on several exciting opportunities blockchain affords, including crypto­currencies, tokenization, decentralized applications, and smart contracts.
About The Author
Zion Schum
Zion Schum has been an active evangelist and investor in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industries for over three years having delivered multiple public talks. His investments have generated over 2,500% ROI. Mr. Schum is currently working at a startup aimed at helping college students eradicate their college debt by leveraging cryptocurrencies so they may live more fulfilling lives. He earned a bachelor of business administration degree from… Read More
Isaiah Morales
Isaiah Morales is currently pursuing a master of science degree in computer science and cybersecurity at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He is working with the Cyber Security Center for Business to write the US Department of Defense’s upcoming Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification training courses for small businesses. Mr. Morales has been a researcher, investor, and proponent of blockchain-enabled digital sovereignties since 2017,… Read More
Roger Yin
L. Roger Yin is Professor of Information Technology in the College of Business and Economics at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Co-Director of the Cyber Security Center for Business. He serves as Co-PI of a US $2 million Department of Labor grant for establishing public-private collaboration on creating a cybersecurity apprenticeship program. Dr. Yin was awarded the Hermsen Teaching Award of 2015-16. He presently serves as Director of… Read More
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