Preparing for Smart Contract Adoption

Published: 27 November 2018 ID: G00377755

Analyst(s): |

Purchase this Document

Price: $195.00 USD (PAGES: 9)

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above.


Evaluating opportunities and assessing the risks of smart contracts are often constrained by confusion, hype and misperception. CIOs must understand this new decentralized technology and prepare for externally imposed smart contract requirements, or lose competitive advantage within three years.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Ascertain the Value and Risk of Smart Contract Adoption
      • Why Are Smart Contracts Important?
      • What Are Some of the Challenges?
    • Evaluate the Commercial Offerings Based on Smart Contract Technology, and Assess Their Applicability to Your Business
    • Plan and Partner for Smart Contract Requirements
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
© 2018 Gartner, Inc. and/or its Affiliates. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction and distribution of this publication in any form without prior written permission is forbidden. The information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable. Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartners research may discuss legal issues related to the information technology business, Gartner does not provide legal advice or services and its research should not be construed or used as such. Gartner shall have no liability for errors, omissions or inadequacies in the information contained herein or for interpretations thereof. The opinions expressed herein are subject to change without notice.

Why Gartner

Gartner delivers the technology-related insight you need to make the right decisions, every day.

Find out more

Call +1 800 213 4848 or contact us

to become a Gartner client.