Gartner Research

Preparing for Smart Contract Adoption

Published: 27 November 2018

ID: G00377755

Analyst(s): David Furlonger , Lydia Clougherty Jones


Evaluating opportunities and assessing the risks of smart contracts are often constrained by confusion, hype and misperception. CIOs must understand this new decentralized technology and prepare for externally imposed smart contract requirements, or lose competitive advantage within three years.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Ascertain the Value and Risk of Smart Contract Adoption
    • Why Are Smart Contracts Important?
    • What Are Some of the Challenges?
  • Evaluate the Commercial Offerings Based on Smart Contract Technology, and Assess Their Applicability to Your Business
  • Plan and Partner for Smart Contract Requirements

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