The Blockchain Center of Excellence has officially welcomed the first five companies to join its executive advisory board.
Mary Lacity has been named to the Walton College Professorship in Information Systems and director of the Blockchain Center of Excellence.
University of Arkansas students can get hands on experience to push the limits of blockchain technology and devise creative and imaginative solutions to real-world business challenges at a hackathon being hosted by the Blockchain Center of Excellence at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
Building on its history as a global leader in information systems research, the Sam M. Walton College of Business Department of Information Systems at the University of Arkansas has established the Blockchain Center of Excellence to discover and disseminate innovative uses of the emerging technology and to teach students its importance to the future of business and digital security.
At an academic conference in New York, Paul Cronan, professor in the Department of Information Systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, and David Douglas, emeritus professor of information systems, presented details about University of Arkansas’ blockchain consortia to the SAP Academic Conference.
Nearly 225 academics and industry experts discussed the potential of blockchain technology and its application to the future of large and small businesses at the Blockchain Conference 2018 on Friday, April 6, in downtown Fayetteville.