When you build a piece of heavy machinery like, say, a bulldozer, standards are of immediate and obvious importance. Without standards, the same nuts and bolts could not be used to build different machines, which leads to cost overruns and compliance issues.
The matter is a lot less clear, though, when it comes to emerging technologies such as distributed-ledger technologies (DLT). Hell, the industry can’t even standardize around the technology’s name—is it DLT or blockchain, which is
Rich Newman joins to talk about challenges facing the alternative data space and why open data is becoming increasingly important.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails