Accenture executives: Blockchain and other technologies will reshape industries

According to the First Financial News, on April 24, Marc Carrel Billiard, managing director of global technology research and development at Accenture, said in an interview that the four technologies of distributed ledger technology, artificial intelligence, extended reality and quantum computing will be the next three to five. The key to leading the next phase of change and reshaping the various industries in the middle of the year. He pointed out that the amount of investment in the field of distributed ledgers is in a blowout. Start-ups focused solely on blockchain and cryptocurrency received nearly $3.9 billion in investments in the first three quarters of 2018, almost three times the amount invested in 2017. He also said that many traditional enterprises have used distributed ledger technology to create new value. A consortium of companies such as AB InBev, APL and Kuehne+Nagel have jointly developed a blockchain solution that is expected to save hundreds of millions of dollars in the freight and logistics industry. The program reduces the amount of data entry-related data entry work by 80% while simplifying the necessary cargo inspection and customs processes.