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Market Guide for Blockchain Consulting and Proof-of-Concept Development Services

Published: 22 February 2017

ID: G00317612

Analyst(s): Rajesh Kandaswamy , David Groombridge , Neil Barton , Jacqueline Heng


Many organizations are looking to consultants for help in understanding the applicability and impact of blockchain for their business. Qualified resources are scarce. Sourcing and vendor management leaders can use this research to identify potential partners.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

  • The Five Foundational Components Needed to Ensure a Successful Blockchain Initiative
  • Spend the Time Developing a Strong Business Strategy to Sustain the Blockchain Business Model
  • Ensure That the Consultant Has Deep Business and Vertical Expertise to Implement Blockchain Initiatives

Market Analysis

Representative Vendors

  • Accenture
  • Applied Blockchain
  • brainbot technologies
  • Capgemini
  • Chainsmiths
  • Cognizant
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Fujitsu
  • IBM
  • Infosys
  • KPMG
  • Ledger Labs
  • NTT Data
  • PwC
  • Synechron
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • VirtusaPolaris
  • Wipro

Market Recommendations

  • Ensuring the Sustainability of Blockchain Initiatives Is Fundamental to Avoid Wasting Time and Resources When Developing POCs

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