DigitalFutures is a strategic advisory and capability building firm that assists public and private sector organizations to understand the impact of new technology and emerging trends, and realign or invest in new technology, business models and capabilities to drive value for customers and employees and more effectively compete in an ever-changing digital economy.
DigitalFutures manages software development for a range of business applications specializing in collaboration tools, FinTech and blockchain technologies. We apply design thinking and agile methodologies to create a compelling customer experience. Our consultants provide hands-on change management and leadership development to improve the speed of user adoption, rate of utilization and return on investment.
DigitalFutures conducted the first blockchain and Fintech study in Canada, commissioned by AdvantageBC, that set out to discover competitive drivers to build and further develop the ecosystem that supports Vancouver, BC, and Canada: Blockchain and Emerging Financial Technologies: Positioning British Columbia as a Global FinTech Hub. DigitalFutures participated in the 2015 Canadian Standing Senate Committee on Banking Trade and Commerce – "Digital Currency: You Can’t Flip this Coin".
DigitalFutures is passionate about creating sustainable futures in which everyone can participate equitably and fairly, and with respect for our environment.
Idaeon applies design thinking principles to draft a range of possibilities until the selection of strategic options and the course of action becomes clear. In the end the facts must speak for themselves and the optimal design is set in place. Idaeon has assisted government departments and agencies, enterprise, investors, business schools, startups and entrepreneurs in structuring their ideas and innovations to drive growth and wealth creation, and meet their key performance targets.
The Blockchain Revolution has created a lot of hype, but also the promise of real world applications that can benefit business and government in a multiplicity of ways. The B.U.I.L.D. openaxyz toolset assists large established organizations in navigating the roadblocks to generate agility in closing the gaps between great ideas and effectively implementing it, and knowing when to change course when applied to new innovation in action-based blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, and digital transformation deployments.
Strengthsbuilder™ is an agile, human centric and solutions oriented approach to leadership development, performance management and organizational change. Based on the science of peak performance, Strengthsbuilder™ accelerates digital transformation by defining, building and embedding positive leadership and organizational practices and cultures to thrive in the distributed future of the economy. Benefits include positive customer and employee experiences, adaptive mindset and increase in the speed and capacity of new technology adoption and utilization.
by Manie & MaRi Eagar. DigitalFutures conducted the first study in Canada, commissioned by AdvantageBC, that set out to discover competitive drivers to build and further develop the ecosystem that supports Vancouver, BC, and Canada, as a global Blockchain and...read more
Instead of looking towards models such as “classical” democracy which focuses on majority rule, decentralized communities are encouraged to study research and models from human dynamics that aim to include all voices, states of awareness, and frameworks of reality as important.read more
by Manie Eagar. DigitalFutures is actively engaged in providing leadership in digital currencies, the blockchain, FinTech and Regtech in the commercial, public, and social sectors that will guide policy, investment decisions and support innovation and job creation in...read more
Blockchain and Distributed Systems
Open source is the heart of the essential digital transformation brought by distributed systems and the phenomenon of Blockchains. This technical track you will discover an introduction to programming and Bitcoin and Ethereum, particularly in the cloud. For example, Ethereum is the basis of several applications of digital asset management as Fundonomy or managing users of Ring.cx, a distributed communications system.
Trackleader: Manie Eagar, DigitalFutures – From the distributed hash table to blockchain contract: Ring distributed systems, Adrien Béraud, Savoir-faire Linux; Programming a micropayment server bitcoin – Feedback with 2 implementations, Vidal Chriqui, SII; Digital Asset Management and Value Exchange, Manie Eagar, DigitalFutures; Microsoft Strategy Blockchain an open ecosystem for business, Marc Gardette, Microsoft.
The FinTechBook: Fintech + Digital Currency - Convergence or Collision?
Manie is a contributing author of the first crowdsourced on the global FinTech ecosystem – The FintechBook: A front-line industry insider’s look at the financial technology explosion. The FinTechBook is an Amazon bestseller.
In just two short years cryptocurrency has grown from a hobby project to a multi-billion dollar global digital finance industry. With new competing alternatives and technology advancing beyond simple currency-based payments to all manner of value exchange, financial instruments, smart contracts and blockchain based distributed ledgers, everyone is waking up to the fact that Bitcoin was just the beginning.
Arriving just in time for the great convergence of mobile payments, digital branchless banking and digital-value exchange, Bitcoin, alternative currencies, and digital finance innovations promise a major disruption of global finance.