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Firm’s blockchain leader to be featured on September 5 webcast, “A Finance Leader’s Guide to Blockchain”

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 28, 2018 – Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, will be a featured speaker on the upcoming CFOmagazine webcast, “A Finance Leader’s Guide to Blockchain,” the firm announced today.

Alex-Paul Manders, leader of ISG’s blockchain practice, will be an expert panelist on the webcast, set for Wednesday, September 5, at 2 p.m., U.S. Eastern Time. The hour-long event will examine how finance leaders can prepare their organizations for adopting this groundbreaking distributed ledger technology, mitigate risk and use it to streamline transaction processing. The discussion also will look at future applications of blockchain.

“Finance leaders are rapidly discovering the advantages of blockchain technology, which include both transparency and a high degree of accuracy,” said Manders. “But before moving forward, CFOs need to assess their organization’s readiness for blockchain, examine the risks and understand how to mitigate them. During this webinar, we will delve more deeply into these issues, and take a look at what the future of blockchain holds, and how to prepare for it.”

ISG is a prominent thought leader and business advisor in the area of blockchain technology. The firm has written extensively on the emerging applications of blockchain and has spoken at a number of industry events devoted to the topic, including the panel discussion, “Getting Started with Blockchain: Designing and Implementing a Proof of Concept,” which Manders moderated at the recent Blockchain in Shared Services event in Dallas.

Attendees can register for the free webcast online, and are eligible to earn free Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits for participating.

About ISG

ISG (Information Services Group) (Nasdaq: III) is a leading global technology research and advisory firm. A trusted business partner to more than 700 clients, including 75 of the top 100 enterprises in the world, ISG is committed to helping corporations, public sector organizations, and service and technology providers achieve operational excellence and faster growth. The firm specializes in digital transformation services, including automation, cloud and data analytics; sourcing advisory; managed governance and risk services; network carrier services; technology strategy and operations design; change management; market intelligence and technology research and analysis. Founded in 2006, and based in Stamford, Conn., ISG employs more than 1,300 professionals operating in more than 20 countries—a global team known for its innovative thinking, market influence, deep industry and technology expertise, and world-class research and analytical capabilities based on the industry’s most comprehensive marketplace data. For more information, visit