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China Summary Translation: 'The Future of Blockchain: 8 Scalability Hurdles to Enterprise Adoption'

Published: 17 February 2019

ID: G00382494

Analyst(s): Avivah Litan , Owen Chen


Scalability concerns will continue to hinder enterprise adoption of blockchain. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must assess technical and operating model scalability factors that will lead to global blockchain scalability by 2022, and plan their projects accordingly.

Table Of Contents



The Future of Blockchain: 8 Scalability Hurdles to Enterprise Adoption

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


  • Scalability Defined
  • Promises and Challenges of Blockchain
  • Solutions
    • Scalability Parameters for Permissioned Blockchains
    • Trade-Offs Among Technology Parameters
    • Examples in Public Blockchains
  • Trade-Off Summary
  • Conclusion

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