On Friday February 15th, 2019 Datarella took part at the kick-off meeting for the KOSMoS project at the headquarters of Schwäbische Werkzeugmaschinen, a consortional partner located in Waldmössingen in the Black Forest. The KOSMoS-project is a joint research project aiming to build a collaborative smart contract platform for digital value chains over the next three […]

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  In our first Meetup of 2019, we invited people to Werk1 to listen to three presentations around the topic of “Blockchain as a Social Technology”. The special thing about this Meetup was  the decentralized nature of the event. Parallel to the event in Munich there was a meetup hosted by the University of Bayreuth […]

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In his 1901 published article titled “The Scope of Social Technology“, Charles Henderson renamed social art as ‘social technology’, and described it as ‘a system of conscious and purposeful organization of persons in which every actual, natural social organization finds its true place, and all factors in harmony cooperate to realize an increasing aggregate and […]

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Zero-based budgeting ZBB isn’t the first thing you learn at the university, not even when specialising in controlling. However, developed by a practitioner in the 1970s, ZBB has evolved into a budgetary process that lives up to the promise of modern controlling: it supports not only cost-cutting, but also prepares the ground within an organisation […]

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At Datarella, we had an extremely interesting year 2018: Our Building Blocks project that we have set-up on 1 May 2017 (and that we develop further), has received lots of credit, internationally. Since Building Blocks is one of the few global live blockchain solutions with apparent economic and social impact, has not only helped us […]

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Blockchain is said to eliminate middlemen – just search for the purpose of distributed ledger technologies DLT, and you will end up with numerous predictions what kinds of middlemen will leave the playing field when blockchain arrives – disintermediation at its best. Although we have been developing blockchain solutions since 2015, we‘re somewhat sceptic about that disruption […]

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Decentralized systems, such as blockchain networks, come with some major challenges regarding their governance frameworks. Whereas centralized systems, such as typical enterprises, are typically organised as hierarchical structures with top-down processes, blockchains lack a central authority that sets the rules and acts as the ultimate policymaker. In a blockchain network, all participants (full nodes) decide […]

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The success story of the XSC Wallet continues as Datarella, for the second conference this year, offered visitors of the FI-Forum the possibility to use the XSC Wallet. This builds upon the our XSC Wallet deployment at the the DAHO.AM conference last July. The Fi-Forum is the trade fair of Finanz Informatik, the IT service provider of […]

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Datarella demoed a new PoC for off-chain governance with our friends from tyntec at the TADSummit in Lisbon, Portugal this week. Using tyntec’s 2FA service we were able to demonstrate a proof of concept for using strong authenication to secure an Ethereum transaction. This is one elementary piece of the puzzle for creating robust governance structures for […]

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