The Trade-chain experiment

Using blockchain and Internet of Things technology, we tracked a shipment of almonds from regional Victoria all the way to Germany, with end-to-end visibility over the supply chain. The whereabouts of the transported goods could be checked via a web app at any time, resulting in smarter planning and potential cost savings throughout the supply chain.

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Insights

Blockchain

Benefits of blockchain for real estate 

How the global computer network could make property settlement faster, easier and less vulnerable to fraud. 

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Payments

Prepare for the payments revolution

Change the way you run your company, from smart vehicles paying for petrol to smart buildings ordering stock.

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Jobs of the future

New roles and opportunities will be created in a business world that makes use of blockchain.

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Changemakers

The Economist and the Commonwealth Bank are engaging in the discussion about new economies and how technology is driving change. Innovating will be essential for future success in evolving political, economic and trade environments.

Shipping

New system could transform shipping

Blockchain's potential to cut cost, time, error and fraud is leading some companies to run trials with clients.

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Games

Fun approach to problem solving

Advances in technology offer the chance to lift financial literacy using the principles underlying the gaming industry. 

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Innovation lab

Discover our innovation labs

Visitors are invited to witness the stages of the innovation process as they happen, from idea to execution.

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