"Blockchain and other technologies don’t change the fact that you need GS1 Standards. As trading partners, we still need to have and use one language." Lucelena Angarita, Director of Supply Chain Systems and Standards, IPC *
Learn about having the right data.Blockchain is all about sharing data.
Industry pilots are consistently pointing to the need for having the right data in the right format for blockchain to work well. Join this session to hear how the GS1 US Cross-Industry Blockchain Discussion Group is exploring use cases appropriate for implementation and what resources are available to help you get a better understanding of challenges and opportunities. Topics will include:
- Foundational data sets needed to begin a blockchain implementation
- Why you can’t enable technology without the right data
- How standardized data formats support interoperability between ecosystems
Presented by Kevin Otto
Senior Director, Community Engagement, GS1 US
Kevin facilitates the GS1 US Cross-Industry Blockchain Discussion Group that meets monthly to explore challenges and opportunities presented by the transformative promise of blockchain applications. This discussion group focuses on use case discussions needed to address the future of transparency and data sharing.