Our blog offers news and insights to help you keep ahead of the curve on self-sovereign career identity and Velocity Network™.
Velocity Network™ on the front page of Computerworld.
NYC Assembly ’22: Making Sense of Credential Data – Linked Open Data and Credential Engine
Deborah Everhart, Chief Strategy Officer at Credential Engine, on how to make sense of Credentials data.
NYC Assembly ’22: Global Data Interoperability – Making the Future of Work, Work
Dror Gurevich, Founder and CEO, Velocity Network Foundation, on global interoperability across Velocity Network.
NYC Assembly ’22: Types of Credentials Portable via Velocity Network™
Rick Barfoot, Chief Operating Officer at Joynd; Standards Committee Chair, Velocity Network Foundation.
NYC Assembly ’22: De-mystify Verifications – Product design decisions and considerations
Etan Bernstein, Head of Ecosystem, Velocity Network Foundation®.
NYC Assembly ’22: Building a Wallet? Start Here
Wallet developers presenting their work on top of Velocity Network™.
Trailblazers Stage, hosted by Dror Gurevich, Founder and CEO, Velocity Network Foundation.
NYC Assembly ’22: Becoming a Node Operator on Mainnet
Andres Olave, Head of Tech, Velocity Network Foundation
NYC Assembly ’22: De-mystify Issuing – Product design decisions and considerations
Etan Bernstein, Head of Ecosystem, Velocity Network Foundation.
Our Commitment to Sustainability
Not all blockchains pollute, and more sustainable alternatives do exist. Velocity Network™ was designed with sustainability in mind.
Velocity Network™ Highlighted In The Latest Industry Report from Talent Tech Labs: The Role of Blockchain In The Future of Work
The report highlight Velocity Network, and includes a piece from Dror Gurevich, our CEO, on our vision and the progress we’ve made thus far.
WORK. podcast with Dror Gurevich, CEO of Velocity Network Foundation
Our CEO, Dror Gurevich joined Open Assembly’s WORK. podcast to discuss how Velocity is reinventing how career records and credentials are shared across the labor market.
On climate crisis and self-sovereign verifiable career credentials
Experts present discerning estimates that the near and medium future will be characterized an inevitable mass migration, as hundreds of millions will relocate themselves. Portable, self-sovereign verifiable career credentials will be critical to job security in an age of mass migrations.
How Blockchain Benefits Recruiters, Job Candidates
Andrew Cunsolo, Senior Director of Product Management for Jobvite, a prominent member of the Velocity Network Foundation said “[The Velocity Network] enables recruiters to make hiring decisions faster by being able to review all of a candidate’s verified credential data upfront in one place.
The Newest Economy: Welcome to the Credential Currency Revolution
Credential Engine (CE) and the Velocity Network Foundation (VNF) are operating together to assist with a system that links all the education and training providers with credential earners and employers.
SumTotal – Future Ready Workforce for Compliance Driven Organizations using Blockchain
Together with the Velocity Network, SumTotal Systems is ensuring the healthcare workforce is future ready. Watch this video for more information.
The future of licensing and compliance management is here!
The story of Carmen Johnson is one of many storyboards featured in the Velocity Experience Center, demonstrating use cases for self-sovereign, verifiable career credentials. As the story of Carmen Johson illustrates, the future of licensing and compliance management is here!
People Own Their Careers: Providing Individuals Ownership and Visibility Into Their Data Helps Them Build Great Ones.
John Machado, CTO at UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) recently shared his thoughts with us about the Internet of Careers: “Many organizations have said ‘people own their own careers,’ but [until now] there has not been an easy way for individuals to really own and manage the data part. This is the time to solve that problem.”
The Future of Talent Matching: Digital Career Wallets
What is The Internet of Careers™ and how is it going to affect HR? We take a look into an HR crystal ball and get a sneak peek as to the technology that may change the world using technology that’s already making waves now.
Why can’t self-reported career data be trusted?
It has been widely recognized that individuals’ resumes, LinkedIn profiles and other self-reported career records, cannot be taken as a trustworthy source of information. According to HireRight’s 2018 employment screening benchmark report, 84% of employers have identified lies or misrepresentations on applicants’ resumes; up dramatically from 2012, when 66% reported finding fabrications
What is the Internet of Careers®?
The way career data is being shared hasn’t been working. Resumes and CVs might be better than stone tablets—Leonardo da Vinci probably thought so, when he invented the first one in the late 1400s—but the HR and EdTech worlds really need to get with the times.
Velocity Network to Demonstrate the Art of the Possible for the Internet of Careers™
Enabling Multi-Vendor Interoperability Across Individuals, Organizations and Industries to Provide, for the First Time, Real-Life Job Market Experiences in Self-Sovereign Career Credential Management.
Velocity Network Foundation Announces Testnet Plus New Members, Strengthening Pathways between Education and Employment
Testnet Deployment Indicates Technical Readiness of Velocity Network, Allows Participants to Test Applications Across Labor Market Use Cases with Multi-Vendor Interoperability.
Self-sovereign identity (SSI) and The Velocity Network
The question is how do you trust digital credentials if they are stored and owned by the individual?
Why Are We Releasing Velocity Network as an Open Source Project?
The crypto network and decentralized applications named Velocity Network are developed under an open source framework and will be licensed to be freely used, modified, and shared by the Foundation and its members.
Velocity Network Blockchain
The Velocity Network provides a public utility for individuals that allows them to collect, hold, and choose which verified career credentials – jobs, gigs, education, skills, performance, etc. – they share with interested parties.
What is Velocity Network
Velocity is designed to be the world’s network for verified and trusted career credentials, designed for the digital age.
The Problem: The Labor Market Data-Sharing Ecosystem is Broken
We need a new data-sharing architecture that ensures user control of their data.