The Rise of Decentralized Finance

Too much, too soon? That is the question hovering over decentralized finance, which in 2020 is having a moment … and then some. Before the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. in January, it was a $1 billion business. By July, some $4 billion was tied up in DeFi, and the only thing matching its momentum [...]

By |2020-08-24T22:24:23+00:00August 24th, 2020|Blog|

The Challenges of Standardizing CBD

The CBD industry only continues to grow over time, with recent projections predicting that its U.S. market will surpass $20 billion by 2024. Many have taken to CBD products as relief from conditions such as anxiety, insomnia and chronic pain. As cannabis restrictions are relaxed in some states, some experts predict that more CBD products [...]

By |2020-08-20T14:08:54+00:00August 12th, 2020|Blog|

How Distributed Ledger Technology Can Revolutionize Healthcare

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the need for increased innovation into sharper focus, especially in the healthcare field. As the outbreak has spread, so, too, has the realization that things need to be done faster and more efficiently/effectively than before. The result has been advances that bring with them the likelihood of better care and [...]

By |2020-06-19T19:57:45+00:00June 19th, 2020|Blog|

Expanding the Full Potential of Broadband

As noted in a recent issue of The New Yorker, Kentucky’s Jackson and Owsley Counties were already poor, and were set back that much more when fire ravaged a local manufacturing plant in 2005. But a local phone cooperative used stimulus money (not to mention a few mules) to wire every building, giving the area [...]

By |2020-06-05T19:55:26+00:00June 4th, 2020|Blog|

When Implementing New Business Technologies, Proceed with Caution

Cloud computing, increasingly commonplace in business settings nowadays, affords companies the opportunity to optimize their space, reduce operational costs, and store data securely. Implementing cloud-based operations is, however, easier said than done; it requires technical capabilities, employee cooperation, and time.  As with all innovation, a deliberate approach works best. Top-down communication is critical, so that [...]

By |2020-04-23T19:13:45+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Blog|