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Blockchain Technology Spectrum: A Gartner Theme Insight Report

Published: 08 October 2018

ID: G00373724

Analyst(s): Rajesh Kandaswamy , David Furlonger


Blockchain carries higher stakes for the enterprise than most technologies, but the landscape is fluid and understanding incomplete. This special report offers models and frameworks along with research into technologies and security to help enterprises make the right investments at the right time.

Table Of Contents
  • Opportunities and Challenges
  • What You Need to Know

Insight From the Analyst

  • Enterprise Thinking About Blockchain: Limited View of Blockchain’s Capabilities, But an Exaggerated View of Its Readiness

Executive Overview

  • Definition

Research Highlights

  • Smart Blockchain Investments Require Deeper Understanding of the Technologies
  • Blockchain’s Unique Capabilities and Richness Demand New Models and Frameworks
    • Related Research
  • Technologies, Platforms and Data: Blockchain Is a Portfolio of Technologies That Evolve, But Not Always at the Same Speed
    • Related Research
  • Risk and Security: Blockchain Demands More Focus on Risk and Security Than Most Technologies
    • Related Research
  • Other Viewpoints to Consider

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