Great post by Erik Voorhees about why people want to talk about Blockchain and not Bitcoin. It's understandable that large organizations are uncomfortable with disruptive technology...and Bitcoin is like more disruptive than many of us imagine...they have so much to lose. That's why the innovation will come from startups.
"If your blockchain strategy ends at the edge of another bank, you’re doing it wrong." Banks are behaving this way because of the regulatory environment they're forced to operate even though the behavior makes little since when viewed from the outside.