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GBA 3-Day Certified Specialist Course – Herndon

October 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - October 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm UTC-5


Become a Blockchain Specialist

This course covers the following subject areas:

  • Blockchain Foundations
    • Why care about blockchain?
    • What is blockchain?
    • What is tangle and mesh networks (IOTA & Hashgraph)
    • Government use cases, benefits, and risks
    • Examples of current real-world use and adoption of blockchain technology
    • Blockchain architecture
    • Smart contracts
    • Data storage on blockchain
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Rules and Regulations
    • What are cryptocurrencies?
    • Why are cryptocurrencies important?
    • Are cryptocurrencies safe?
    • How can I use cryptocurrencies?

    This module includes the information needed to understand the technology, environment and issues to establish legal and regulatory policies, regulations and laws.  It also helps citizens understand the topic well enough to comply with the legal and regulatory requirements.  The course focuses on looking at the subject matter from the following perspectives:

    • Legislators and lawmakers
    • Regulators and law enforcement
    • ICOs, Cryptocurrency creators and users
  • Blockchain Solution Architecture
    • This module includes the architectural and technical issues that must be considered before launching a blockchain development program. There are many decisions and issues that face a new project team. They include:

      • Is a blockchain the right solution? Would a distributed database or other technology be adequate?
      • If so, what type of blockchain should be used? Should a blockless solution be used?
      • Should the solution be an open or closed blockchain?
      • Who are the participants in the blockchain
      • What consensus models and trust algorithm should be used?
      • What development platform should be used?
        • Should it be open source platform like BigChainDB, Elements Blockchain Platform, Eris:db, Multichain , Openchain, Quorum or Sawtooth Lake, Stellar.
        • Should a commercial development platform like Chain Core, Corda, Credits, Domus Tower Blockchain, Ethereum, HydraChain, Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Iroha, Hyperledger or Symbiont Assembly be used?
      • What software development knowledge, skills and experience are transferable?
      • What sort of architectural and resource capabilities and constraints should be considered in making the early decisions that will have dramatic impact on the success of the project.

      This module is intended for leaders who must make technical decisions about architecture, environment, and development platforms.

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Gerard Dache


Geneva Software
2121 Cooperative Way #300,
Herndon, VA 20171 United States
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(703) 471-7666