To understand how blockchain is going to change the data of business and the business of data, ignore the jargon.
Ignore the hype.
Especially, ignore the confusion.
Fundamentally, Blockchain is an incredibly simple thing: a record book that everyone can see, and no one can change. This extremely simple idea has the potential to change huge swaths of enabling software and process for business, for finance, and for government, says Crowd Companies founder Jeremiah Owyang.