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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019: Blockchain

Published: 13 March 2019

ID: G00377684

Analyst(s): Avivah Litan , Brian Burke, David Furlonger , Rajesh Kandaswamy , David Cearley


As blockchain evolves to become viable for commercial implementations, it provides trust without a central authority and reduces friction across the business ecosystem. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must identify opportunities for using blockchain technologies.

Table Of Contents


  • Why Blockchain Is a Top 10 Trend
    • Where Blockchain Fits in the Top 10
  • Understand the Opportunities and Limitations Across the Blockchain Spectrum
    • Blockchain-Inspired
    • Blockchain-Complete
    • Blockchain-Enhanced
    • Begin Evaluating Blockchain
  • Actions
  • Appendix: The Other Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

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