Gartner Research

Market Insight: Survive the Startup Lean Years and Capture the Blockchain Professional Services Market

Published: 05 March 2018

ID: G00349009

Analyst(s): Chrissy Healey


Blockchain is headed toward the Trough of Disillusionment, with professional services' profitability years away. Yet the enormous potential should compel technology business unit leaders at service providers to invest now and remain relevant to capture future market opportunity.

Table Of Contents


  • Horizon 1: Opportunistic
  • Horizon 2: Investment
  • Horizon 3: Scale
  • Horizon "X+1": Amalgamation

Background and Context

The Impact


Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.