Privacy is a key obstacle to be taken when coming up with blockchain innovations. [hutterstock: 447671734, Ruslan Grumble]

Privacy is a key obstacle to be taken when coming up with blockchain innovations. [hutterstock: 447671734, Ruslan Grumble]

Blockchain: The Privacy Problem

Blockchains are generally incompatible with trustworthy processing of private data. While "trustworthy" is one of blockchain's central features, as far as the attribute "private" is concerned, the technology must by definition surrender.

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One of the key factors is integration with SAP solutions and other technology megatrends. [shutterstock: 185942765, Gajus]

One of the key factors is integration with SAP solutions and other technology megatrends. [shutterstock: 185942765, Gajus]

Success Factor For Digital Transformation With Blockchain

To help companies cope with challenges such as data privacy, data ownership or complex intransparent processes across value chains, the digitalization specialist Camelot Innovative Technologies Lab (ITLab) has developed the Hypertrust Platform.

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As with any technology megatrend, the main task is to turn technology into value. [shutterstock: 740620807, MaximP]

As with any technology megatrend, the main task is to turn technology into value. [shutterstock: 740620807, MaximP]

Blockchain: What Are The Benefits For SAP Customers?

On the subject of blockchain and other technological trends, the question facing companies is this: Is the technology even relevant for my company? In what areas does its use make the most sense and what added value will I have?

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Blockchain is capable of bringing about a true revolution in how we design and manage our value chains. [shutterstock: 686836708, KieferPix]

Blockchain is capable of bringing about a true revolution in how we design and manage our value chains. [shutterstock: 686836708, KieferPix]

Blockchain Is Revolutionizing The Value Chain

Traditional business models are more than ever being called into question, reappraised and turned on their head. Completely new approaches are emerging. "Blockchain" is the word increasingly being heard in connection with this digital upheaval.

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Blockchain is promising endless possibilities for practical applications in the SAP community. [hutterstock: 712319176, Grindi]

Blockchain is promising endless possibilities for practical applications in the SAP community. [hutterstock: 712319176, Grindi]

Special: Spotlight Blockchain

Josef Packowski, CEO of Camelot Consulting Group, and Steffen Joswig, Managing Partner of Camelot Innovative Technologies Lab, are blockchain pioneers in the SAP community. Here they explain the megatrend and the opportunities for existing SAP customers.

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Meltdown and Spectre are expected to have impacts on performance. How big the impacts will be remains a mystery. [shutterstock: 1017535906, Production Perig)

Meltdown and Spectre are expected to have impacts on performance. How big the impacts will be remains a mystery. [shutterstock: 1017535906, Production Perig)

Meltdown, Spectre & Hana

While almost the whole IT and business world is discussing the security calamity, SAP and IBM remain astonishingly calm and tight-lipped in their interaction with their community of users. Only Hana platform suppliers Red Hat and Suse are engaging in open communication.

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