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Nevada Gov Sisolak Wants Blockchain-Based Cities

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has laid out guidelines for technology companies to develop whole cities based on blockchain, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported. Sisolak's plan entails "innovation zones" which would let new cities run their own governments based on technology. One of the first large beneficiaries of the bill would be Blockchains LLC, which is a Nevada-based group and has announced previously its intention to...

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Eka Debuts Solutions To Digitize Business Processes

Cloud platform Eka Software Solutions has debuted new tools to help businesses improve resiliency, according to a press release. The solutions work across commodity trading and risk management (CTRM), eSourcing, sustainability and direct material procurement, the release stated. They digitize some key business processes that work to bring people, processes and technology together. The new products are available now, according to the...

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Working Backwards by Colin Bryar, Bill Carr

Summary The authors lay out the leadership principles of what it means to be “Amazonian.” Working backwards is all about starting with the customer perspective, working backwards step-by-step, questioning assumptions until you figure out exactly what you want to build and how you want to deliver it. It is all about seeking truth. This process takes more time on the front end, but it is much less expensive and difficult to course...

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Medication Management Platform Medisafe Raises $30 Million

Digital therapeutics company Mediasafe has raised $30 million in a Series C round, according to a company press release. With the new funding, Mediasafe plans to expand its end-to-end solutions to support patients, manage medications and accelerate growth of revenue. The company provides artificial intelligence (AI)-driven medication management solutions along a patient's healthcare journey. The round was led by Sanofi Ventures and...