Gartner Research

Innovation Insight for Blockchain Consortia

Published: 15 March 2019

ID: G00386328

Analyst(s): Jeff Haner, Avivah Litan


Blockchain consortia vary by industry, region and vendor platform focus. CIOs engaging with blockchain consortia must be prepared for risks associated with relatively immature governance models and different early-stage blockchain platforms that don’t yet interoperate.

Table Of Contents


  • Definition
  • Description
  • Benefits and Uses
    • Adoption Rate
  • Risks
  • Evaluation Factors
  • Blockchain Consortium Options and Alternatives
  • Recommendations
  • Representative Providers
    • Global Shipping Business Network
    • Identity Insurance Consortium
    • Integrated Engineering Blockchain Consortium
    • Marco Polo Network
    • RiskBlock Alliance
    • Trusted IoT Alliance

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