We took part of the international Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference this week. With BTC trading at all time highs there was of course of lot of excitement in the room 🙂 As an exhibitor we got a very good sense of the crowd and good insight. Being in the artificial intelligence and chatbot community, it was great to see a similar level enthusiasm in the blockchain community as well. The messages that we learned were that while the blockchain technology is exciting and promising it is still new and needs to be proved and stress-tested more to make a move towards more traditional banking.
With that regard it is understandable and somewhat similar to the AI trends we’re seeing in the chatbot world as well. Though the blockchain community and market is more mature, it still possesses the need for more proven use cases. This is similar to the chatbot products, as companies want to see demonstrable ROI and also see the underlying technology (the NLP layer) as more proven.
Was great to interact with the crowd and generate good leads as customer service and customer engagement is also relevant for the blockchain and bitcoin companies as they scale up and seek to automate their processes.