We incorporate elements of the IBM Garage Method, such as Design Thinking and Lean Startup, with blockchain technology and business domain expertise in our approach. Through this, we seek to derive an adoption model that factors in considerations such as the technical feasibility, business viability, as well as the cultural and regulatory impacts of moving from a centralised style of governance to something that is more open and differentiated.
In Asia Pacific, IBM has been steadily building up momentum with networks across banking, financial markets, insurance, retail, consumer goods, and others. It has been exhilarating seeing an increasing number of these networks moving from the ideation phase to pilot and production phases.
With more than 500 client engagements and hundreds of active networks globally, IBM is widely recognized as a leading enterprise blockchain provider. In this regard, IBM has been privileged to work with thought leaders like Maersk, Walmart, We.Trade, and Kasikornbank to advance cross-industry collaboration for blockchain for business.
Growing in strength
I had the opportunity to lead the establishment of the IBM Cloud Garage in Singapore in 2016 and witness first-hand its growth into a multidisciplinary team of software engineers, architects, and UX designers serving the bustling Asian market today. However, with the expanded Blockchain Labs capabilities supporting organizations (large and small) who are moving to the next stage of their digital transformation, the journey has only just begun!
This blog is a part of a series celebrating the fifth anniversary of the IBM Cloud Garage.
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