DLT application across industries
The case for further government intervention in the construction industry
Project Bank Accounts (PBA) legislation is already in place for the construction industry in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Implementing PBAs in the rest of the UK seems the obvious response to this latest crisis in the construction industry. Is it enough? Wallet.Services Chairperson, Rab Campbell, argues for a more imaginative response from government to better protect firms at the foot of the supply chain and to unlock additional value.
Wallet.Services’ Strategic Transformation Director Dr Hannah Rudman considers the opportunities with SICCAR for supply chains across manufacturing and resources.
Wallet.Services’ Strategic Transformation Director Dr Hannah Rudman reviews a year in which Distributed Ledger Technology has moved into the mainsteam, with public sector projects building trust and transparency into citizen services, and private sector projects reducing timescales for tracking and tracing products from a week to just 2.2 seconds.
2017 saw an explosion in blockchain innovation activity targeting healthcare applications. This spans such use cases as the Patient Health Record, device and pharmaceutical supply chain, care delivery, telemedicine, and into every corner of the $27Billion market for health IT solutions.
Blockchain projects are kick-starting around the nation. Through our research for Scottish Government, we have documented some of these to give a glimpse of the scope of blockchain's application in public sector.
Since 2016, the Dutch Public Service has delivered eleven blockchain pilots focusing on processes and services it wanted to modernise in different government organisations.