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Automating credentials recognition and exchange with Blockchain

University Business, December 2017

The evolving state of credentialing will make room for the emergence of new players, who can hold badges or service blockchains between students, campuses and employers.

In fact, Blockchain-based technologies are already being leveraged.

Institutions such as The University of Texas are developing blockchain-based transcript services that can ease the process with which credentials are stored and communicated


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Others that have been offering or experimenting with blockchain-based digital certificates or transcripts include MIT, Georgia Tech and the new project-based Holberton School of software engineering in San Francisco.


Kelly Walsh is CIO of The College of Westchester in New York.