What CIOs Should Tell the Board of Directors About Blockchain


Published: 14 February 2017 ID: G00323592

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Summary

Many boards of directors will call upon their CIOs to brief them on blockchain due to the current market hype. CIOs should focus on three points: a description of blockchain, frictionless markets and the cross-industry business impacts of a programmable economy.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Directors Need to Imagine Competing in Frictionless Markets
      • Recommendation
    • Explain Why the Board Should Further Investigate Blockchain
      • Recommendations
    • Warn the Board Not to Underestimate the Impact of Blockchain
      • Recommendations
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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