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March 14, 2018

Frictionless Business: A Partnership Giving Names to the Nameless

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Companies compete through strategic partnerships, and when these partnerships are technology-based, they can expand partner networks faster and into more ecosystems than ever before. And they have the power to make a difference in the products they produce and for the people they serve.

One partnership example has the power to make a difference for 1.2 billion people around the world who can’t participate in the most basic cultural, economic, political and social activities in life—because they can’t prove who they are. ID2020 is a consortium dedicated to providing a unique digital legal identity for everyone on the planet.

Accenture and Microsoft developed an identity prototype based on blockchain technology and presented it at the United Nations headquarters in New York during the second summit of ID2020. The new platform will connect existing record-keeping systems of commercial and public entities through blockchain, allowing users to access their personal information wherever they are, and to present their IDs via an app on their smartphones when required. See how it works:

BlockChain Video. This opens in a new window.

The consortium is just one example of the way tech-based partnerships are redefining the future of business. Accenture’s 2018 Technology Vision report highlights the emerging trend of frictionless business, where businesses are investing in change today in order to transform the way businesses transact in the future.

Want to learn more? Register for our live Tech Vision 2018 broadcast, March 29,
11:00am – 12:00pm CST/5:00pm – 6:00pm GMT, and join the “new tech” conversation. Accenture Technology Vision leaders and experts will offer insights into what these trends mean for your future. Share your thoughts and get answers to your questions during a live Q&A.

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