Practical Blockchain

A Gartner Trend Insight Report

The Blockchain Revolution Promises to Touch Every Industry. The blockchain revolution began with bitcoin, which used distributed ledger technology to foster trust in a currency and transaction mechanism not backed by any government or traditional institution. Visionary entrepreneurs and CIOs building and expanding digital businesses are keeping the flow of transformation going. Their goal is to reinvent the very nature of commercial activity by removing intermediaries and enabling more-fluid business processes to be conducted in diverse ecosystems.



This report explains the practical realities facing CIOs, business leaders, developers and other potential adopters of blockchain technology.