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China Summary Translation: 'How to Develop a Business Case for Blockchain Projects'

Published: 23 July 2017

ID: G00337668

Analyst(s): Ben Lee


Business cases for blockchain projects should focus on the unique strengths and challenges of this nascent technology. This research note outlines the key benefit, cost and risk elements that CIOs need to address in blockchain business cases.

Table Of Contents



How to Develop a Business Case for Blockchain Projects

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Benefits and Costs Pertinent to Blockchain
    • Benefits — What Are the Key Sources of Value?
    • Costs — What Are the Key Costs?
  • Risks in Blockchain Projects
  • Conclusion

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