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Cryptography vs Cryptocurrency – one enabling the other For many, the word ‘crypto’ brings Lamborghini’s, neckties with Bitcoin signs printed on them or really bad hip-hop, but up until some years ago, the original meaning was not crypto-currency, but cryptography. That is also the topic of this blogpost. Consider it a gentle introduction into a […]

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Privacy is one of most central topics of this internet connected era. People want their private data to be protected from third parties which, for instance, resell the collected information to promote personalised advertisements or worse to do things like manipulate elections with what amounts to weaponised data science. In the past it was often the […]

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Admittedly, I borrowed this title from a recently published article on Forbes. The auther‘s point why investment in blockchain technology has never been so high is because an absolute majority of enterprises are actively working on use cases and solutions in the fields of utilities, healthcare, payments, supply-chain management, government and agriculture. What is missing […]

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We are very happy to announce the brand new Certified Blockchain & DLT Manager program we co-developed with the TUM Executive Education Center and the European Blockchain Association. This program is aimed at professionals in corporations who want to achieve a clearer understanding of blockchains and other distributed ledger technologies in order to provide guidance […]

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Today, we have launched our new Datarella website. Over the course of several months, we discussed how to re-fresh or re-build our existing standard WordPress template which was more text-heavy than eye-catching. In some conversations, we realised that not only our grandmas had their issues with understanding what Datarella actually offers, but also some potential […]

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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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