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IBM Blockchain Concepts

This is a follow on to the workshop from previous day. Today we will focus on IBM Blockchain Platform, look at its business use for our partners, examine its technical aspects and perform a lab in which you will gain some first hand hands-on experience. This and yesterdays workshop provide a complete introduction to this topic. We will explain the technology and use cases, business values and adoption patterns.

Date: September 25 from 9:00 to 12:00 Central European Time

Description

This is a follow on to the workshop IBM Blockchain Value Proposition. Today we will focus on IBM Blockchain Platform, look at its business use for our partners, examine its technical aspects and perform a lab in which you will gain some first hand hands-on experience. This and yesterdays workshop provide a complete introduction to this topic. We will explain the technology and use cases, business values and adoption patterns.

Agenda

  • IBM Blockchain Platform Explained
    • What is IBM Blockchain Platform ?
    • Platform strategy and roadmap
    • Using the platform
    • Configuring and managing your network
    • Deployment options
  • IBM Blockchain Platform Technical Introduction
    • Using the platform
    • Configuring and managing your network
  • Lab: Global Finance on Blockchain
  • IBM Blockchain Platform Under the cover
    • How IBP / Hyperledger Fabric works ?

Instructor: Laurent Vincent, IBM Blockchain Architect, IBM Europe

Workshop format: technical workshop with presentations, demos and hands-on exercises.

Location: this is an online workshop. Participants and instructors will communicate via Webex Meetings. 

Language: English.

Audience: Cloud Service Providers, Managed Service Providers, Independent Software Vendors, System Integrators

Prerequisites for attendees:

  • To perform the labs, participants must have an IBM Cloud account of type 'pay as you go' . This type of account is needed to create an IBM Blockchain Platform instance used in the labs. If you don't have IBM Cloud account yet, you can create it for free at https://cloud.ibm.com/registration. Once you have the account, change it to a 'pay as you go' type, by providing your credit number using menu options Manage -> Account -> Account Settings -> section Account Upgrade -> Add Credit Card. Your card will not be charged for the work you do during the labs as you will use only few IBM Cloud resources.
  • you will use your laptops to view presentations and perform the lab
  • Webex Meetings installed on your computer. You can install it when you join the workshop, as your web browser will prompt you for Webex installation

Registration: to register at this workshop, you must be logged in to this web site using the menu option Login. If you don't have a user ID at this web site yet, create it by clicking on Login, then Sign up (link at the bottom). Then check your mailbox to verify your new user ID. After that, return to this page and register to the workshop by clicking the Register button at the bottom. You can always see the workshops you are registered at, using the menu option My events. Your registration is confirmed when you receive an e-mail with the link to the Webex video conference. This confirmation e-mail will be sent at least three days before the workshop or earlier.

Price: this workshop is free of charge for all who register at this web site.

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