Burkhard Blechschmidt

Burkhard Blechschmidt is a Senior Director with Cognizant’s Strategy & Transformation practice, where he leads initiatives in the areas of digital business strategy and innovation, transformation and business model innovation mainly in the telecommunications and media, energy and manufacturing sectors. Burkhard is also working with clients on blockchain-based business model innovation, such as how smart contracts can enable the Internet of Things. Burkhard studied at HEC, Paris and the University of Cologne and holds a master’s in business administration and economics.

Blockchain as a Design Thinking 2.0 Tool

I recently participated in an IDG-sponsored roundtable discussion on blockchain with representatives from the technology, consulting and academic worlds. All panelists agreed that we will see widespread adoption of blockchain technologies in business and beyond – but likely in ways we haven’t yet thought about. One common observation was that the business relevance of blockchain […]

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