CPD Courses

Bitcoin & blockchain technologies

20 May 2019

Overview

A new world of cryptocurrency is seeing exponential growth causing a turn in the economy as well as presenting new challenges in the way we do business. While there are around 1600 types of cryptocurrencies available over the internet, it is Bitcoin that has experienced the most fierce value fluctuation of all.

Meanwhile, an accidental discovery has led to much hype around the formations of a decentralised digital ledger, a new and exciting technology that we now call Blockchain.

This has sparked a global debate as to whether this new way of recording transactions could be the solution we have been searching for, in bridging the gap with data protection, digital security and authentication. Many organisations and research facilities already have a taste for the types of answers to digital problems that this new technology could bring.

This course includes the following topics:

  • an introduction to the fundamentals of cryptocurrencies, including the Bitcoin bubble vs other cryptocurrencies
  • blockchain technology, including how it works and how it could completely alter how we perform transactions
  • cases in the real world
  • updates around the globe
  • a bonus section, including the world of cryptomining.

Course author: Pratish Sharma

With 20 years of experience in building information systems for businesses, Pratish Sharma helps organisations around Europe to improve their technical skills and streamline data processes. He also presents courses on a variety of technical subjects based on industry trends. This includes helping people to save time and resource in analysing large volumes of data and translate their findings into flexible dashboard solutions that anyone can use to gain data insight.

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