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Blockchain Fundamentals for Supply Chain: A Guide to the New Boardroom Buzzword

Published: 23 February 2018

ID: G00344447

Analyst(s): Andrew Stevens , Alex Pradhan , John Johnson


Blockchain could have a transformative impact across supply chains in five to seven years. Yet, few CSCOs understand the technology and its implications. This report will help CSCOs and other supply chain leaders understand blockchain's principles and potential, and how to navigate the hype.

Table Of Contents


  • What Is Blockchain?
  • How Could Blockchain Be Important to Your Supply Chain?
    • What Are the challenges?
  • What Does This Mean for Supply Chain?
    • What Can We Expect in the Near Future?

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