Paul Swider

Health & Medical

Information & Communications Technology

Business & Management

Azure Enterprise Architecture Azure Data Platform distributed systems decentralized platforms Enterprise Blockchain CDS Dynamics 365 Portals Power Platform Healthcare Technology Cloud Computing on the Azure Platform Dynamics 365 Microsoft Dynamics CRM Azure Security Dynamics 365 for customer engagement Application Security secure by design Azure Functions Azure Cognitive Services Azure PaaS Azure IaaS SharePoint Office 365 Office 365 Governance Microsoft Teams SharePoint Powerapps Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Blockchain and the Modern Workplace

Many of us have heard a lot about Blockchain and there is a lot of information coming our way regarding implementation and adoption of this new technology. In this session learn some of the ways Blockchain is changing the modern workplace and see how Blockchain on Azure can be used to enable multi-party state based business process and traceability. In this session we'll do a deep dive demonstration of a real-world Dynamics solution designed to extend Dynamics 365 using Azure Blockchain as a Service. Learn how our team designed the solution using services in Office 365, Teams and Dynamics to collaborate and track the donation business process and Blockchain to capture one version of the truth for donations data shared across political and geographic boundaries.


Paul Swider

Human, Lead Philanthropy Officer, Code, Blockchain, Healthcare, International Speaker, and Adventure Traveler.

Paul Swider is an International Speaker and the Chief Philanthropy Officer for RealActivity, a Boston-based SaaS startup, focused on streamlining healthcare using the Microsoft Cloud and proprietary software technology. Paul is also the Founder and Community Engagement leader for the Boston Healthcare Technology User Group.

Paul has passionate about travel and helping others. He has traveled the seven continents, over one million miles, to 98 TCC countries, all while organizing user groups, events and presenting at conferences in over 50 UN countries to date. Paul helped launch the Nairobi User Group, which is now one of East Africa's largest tech communities. His community work throughout West Africa, South Africa, Colombia, Palestine, the Caribbean, and Puerto Rico is held in high regard and many of the User Groups and communities he launched are still successful today.

Paul is an accomplished author of several developer books and, is viewed as an international expert in distributed Cloud software development and decentralized enterprise blockchain. Paul was first certified as a Microsoft engineer (MCSE. MCSD, MCT) in 1996 and has held enterprise certifications from Microsoft since that time. Paul was Awarded Azure MVP for 2019 and Azure most Influential in 2020.

Paul is currently based out of the Boston area and occasionally gets to chase the tides and winds as an avid sailor with his family and friends in Puerto Rico. -`ღ´-

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