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Blockchain in Manufacturing May Not Be Ready for Prime Time, But Don’t Ignore It

Published: 14 May 2019

ID: G00381036

Analyst(s): Stephen Smith

Summary

Blockchain-inspired initiatives are increasing, but blockchain is still emerging and not ready for widespread use in manufacturing. CIOs in this industry must understand blockchain, its top use cases and where it can be leveraged for maximum benefit to ready their organizations to reap the benefits.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

  • Why You Cannot Ignore Blockchain

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Unrealistic Expectations About Blockchain’s Potential in Manufacturing
    • Use Cases
  • Deployment Plans Are Uneven Across Manufacturing

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