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Blockchain Primer for 2018

Published: 01 February 2018

ID: G00344070

Analyst(s): David Furlonger , Rajesh Kandaswamy


Blockchain has transcended its bitcoin-related origins to reveal itself as a disruptive collection of technologies that can have an enormous impact on business and society. IT leaders in organizations (private and public sector) must cut through the hype and apply blockchain for maximum benefit.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How should businesses and markets be designed to exploit blockchain?
    • When and how can I make the best technology choices in blockchain?
    • How should my enterprise prepare for the blockchain journey?

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  • Suggested First Steps
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