Decentralizing Transportation Services Using Blockchain

New York, New York – Matt Milligan, Managing Partner of Milligan Partners LLC, speaks about blockchain technology in transportation during the interview with Rajat Rajbhandari from Texas A&M Technology Institute. Matt Milligan discusses their ongoing blockchain...
Driving Transportation Innovation in Texas

Driving Transportation Innovation in Texas

Tyler Milligan participated in the recent Texas Technology Task Force meeting hosted by the Texas Department of Transportation.  He represented the Dallas-Fort Worth area and gave comment on blockchain in the transportation industry. As a who’s who of big thinkers in...
Are Government Contractors Putting the Public’s Data at Risk?

Are Government Contractors Putting the Public’s Data at Risk?

Cyber attacks are becoming more frequent and their consequences are growing more costly. From data theft to data vandalism, the number of cyber security incidents involving government contractors is on the rise. In this environment, being proactive is more critical...
Combining Digital Identity, Intellectual Property, and Tolling

Combining Digital Identity, Intellectual Property, and Tolling

Collaboration This month, we joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce, attended the DC Blockchain Summit, and became founding members of the Blockchain Intellectual Property Council. As we continue to explore blockchain and distributed ledger technologies for tolling,...
Three Reasons why Tolling Needs Hyperledger

Three Reasons why Tolling Needs Hyperledger

Toll interoperability is plagued by three things: politics, business rules, and pricing structures. The nature of tolling is such that each agency, be it local, regional, or statewide, does business differently. The phrase, “it’s the same but...
The End of the Customer Account as We Know it

The End of the Customer Account as We Know it

Blockchain technology impacts financial transactions in many ways.  It opens the door to a whole new architecture for dealing with assets, identities, and processes. Matt spoke at IBTTA’s Summit on All-Electronic Tolling, Managed Lanes & Interoperability in...

Simplifying Tolling with Blockchain

Next week, Matt Milligan will speak at IBTTA’s Summit on AET, Managed Lanes & Interoperability in Boston.  He’ll present in a series of Tech Talks along with other industry speakers.  Matt will discuss how blockchain technology can simplify and unify...
Using Distributed Systems to Capture Trip Data

Using Distributed Systems to Capture Trip Data

Milligan Partners’ Matt and Tyler Milligan are set to speak at IBTTA’s Maintenance and Roadway Operations Workshop in Newport, Rhode Island.  Tyler will moderate a panel on “Partnerships and Collaboration Driving Innovation and Safety.”  His...
Bigger than the Transponder: Blockchain

Bigger than the Transponder: Blockchain

As consultants, at the heart of it, we are advocates for our clients and the industries we work in.  We strive to find, and sometimes to be, the catalyst for improvement and betterment in our projects.  Having been government agency staff in the past—we come from toll...
Reimagining Interoperability: A Unified Tolling Network

Reimagining Interoperability: A Unified Tolling Network

A truly peer-to-peer system for interoperability in electronic toll collection would allow payments to be sent directly from a customer to a toll agency without going through a central party. The benefits and simplicity of an in-person, cash toll transaction can be realized in a distributed network that allows a customer to transact directly with any toll agency, anywhere.