Seminar on Blockchain by Professor Nitin Vasant Kale Featured

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Westminster International University in Tashkent has successfully completed a pilot executive course on “Blockchain: how it works & how it will change the world”. Nitin Kale, an associate professor in the Information Technology Program at the Viterbi School of Engineering of University of Southern California conducted the session from March 12 to March 15.

The seminar has brought together specialists from wide range of industry disciplines. The experts from such industries as the ministry of information and communication, information technology, banking, business, and pharmaceutical are making the seminar to be very interactive and constructive. The participants have been able to learn about the technology of Blockchain from different angles through exchange of ideas and interaction.  

During the seminar, the participants have had an opportunity to explore the fundamentals of the public, transparent, secure, immutable and distributed database called blockchain, learn the potential of blockchain within enterprises and consortia to transact, advantages of using blockchains: such a reducing settlement times, lowering inefficiencies, increasing transparency while providing privacy, and facilitating provenance and traceability.

In the final day of training, the participants have learned the analytics landscape from SAP for enterprises and depth in knowledge of how to use SAP Predictive Analytics (SAP PA) for making data driven decisions.

By the end of the training session, the participants have acquired clear understanding how blockchain technology could have impact on business and government practices in the near future prospect