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Blockchain in the music industry

Friday, the 18th of january 2019, we presented at Noorderslag Eurosonic Groningen a blockchain demonstrator that we developed for BUMA/STEMRA and Sena, two Dutch collective right societies for music. The demonstrator is about meta-data management of music by using blockchain technology (Hyperledger to be specific). For right societies, it is important to precisely know which […]

Why the Bitcoin is not such a good idea ...

  Over the past few years, the Bitcoin became increasingly popular. Originally, Bitcoin was a payment instrument to do financial transactions, without having the need for an intermediate party, such as a bank. Today, Bitcoin seems to be a more speculative instrument or even a gambling game, given the volatility of the exchange rate of the […]

Chief minister of Sarawak, Malaysia rece...

August 8th, the book entitled “Value webs – Understanding e-Business innovation” was handed out to the chief minister of Sarawak by Jaap Gordijn. Sarawak is the largest state of Malaysia. This is the result of the building a relationship with the Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). The goal of this collaboration is to roll-out e3value in […]

Developing innovative ICT services in Sa...

Throughout the month of June 2018, master students of the VUA Amsterdam are developing innovative ICT services in Borneo, Malaysia. The first two weeks are used to find promising ICT4D (ICT for development countries) cases in the Malaysian kampung named Pinggan Jaya as well as in the banana industry. They use the approach of TVE […]

The Value Engineers co-organized the 12t...

At 26th and 27th of February, the 12th International Workshop on Value Modelling and Business Ontologies was held at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL. The workshop, co-organized by The Value Engineers, attracted the world-wide researchers of the Business Model Ontology (BMO, Lausanne), the Resource Event Agent ontology (Michigan State university), the e3value ontology (VUA Amsterdam), and […]

Jaap Gordijn participates in a panel on ...

The Noorderslag festival in Groningen, NL organized a panel to discuss the consequences of blockchain technology in the music industry. As a result of Jaap’s longtime involvement in the music industry and intellectual property right societies, he participated in this panel. Here is a video of a short interview after the panel.