other patterns

Data Exchange: Business Networks, Markets & Wealth

Business Networks benefit from connectivity: connected customers, suppliers, banks, partners / cross geography & regulatory boundary. Wealth is generated by the flow of goods & services across business network. Markets are central to this process: public (fruit market, car auction), or private (supply chain financing, bonds)

Most common organisational data exchange pattern: structured data (DB) -> unstructured (file, message) -> network -> unstructured (file, message) -> structured data (DB).

Problem - Difficult to monitor asset ownership and transfers in a trusted  business network
. Inefficient, expensive, vulnerable.