Gartner Research

The Five Questions to Ask About Blockchain for Data Governance

Published: 22 September 2017

ID: G00337829

Analyst(s): Raj Bala , Garth Landers , Shane Harris


Enterprises are increasingly confronted with the hype and promise of blockchain. This research provides answers to the fundamental questions that I&O leaders should ask when evaluating blockchain technologies for data governance.

Table Of Contents


  • (1) What Is the Relationship Between Blockchain and Data Governance?
  • (2) Why Should Enterprises Consider Using Blockchain Technology for Managing Data?
  • (3) What Are the Challenges With Implementing a Blockchain Approach for Data Governance?
  • (4) What Storage Vendors Today Offer Blockchain Support?
  • (5) What Is the Outlook for Blockchain as It Relates to Data Governance?

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