Salesforce rolls out blockchain platform for data sharing

Salesforce & BlockchainSalesforce is employing blockchain to strengthen ties between institutions and its consumer bases.

Its latest product for customer network building, a blockchain platform promising minimal coding, leverages the technology to reduce the “trust gap” between partners in data sharing.

Salesforce Blockchain is built on the open source of Hyperledger Sawtooth, a technology for running ledgers. It’s customized for Salesforce Lightning, creating more trust between partners, according to the company.

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Standard on smart body area networks to facilitate eHealth

smart body area networks standardThe new smart body area networks standard establishes standardized service and application interfaces and facilitators, API (Application Programming Interfaces) and infrastructure for interoperability management and offers secure interaction and access to any SmartBAN data or entities.

The resulting SmartBAN reference architecture is a global and integrated IoT reference architecture, oneM2M and MultiAgentBased.

The architecture is provided with cross-functional components for allowing non SmartBAN enabled environments to interoperate with SmartBAN and AddressesNetwork, syntactic, informational and semantic interoperability.

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Novartis’ Sandoz goes digital from back office to ‘not just apps,’ therapeutics

how-digital-is-reshaping-the-pharma-arenaPharma’s digital revolution is well underway, and Sandoz is placing some big bets that tech can transform the company—and everything it does.

    The Novartis generics business is taking on digital and data technologies from discovery and development all the way to commercialization, believing the approach can open up healthcare access and improve patient outcomes.

Leading the digital transformation push in North America is Carol Lynch, president of Sandoz U.S. and head of North America, and Mike Fraser, VP of strategy, innovation and analytics.

The two talked to FiercePharma recently about Sandoz and Novartis’ strategy, programs and mission in digital technology.

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