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Expand Your Token Universe to Create New Business Models

Published: 14 June 2019

ID: G00388110

Analyst(s): Christophe Uzureau , David Furlonger , Ali Merji


Blockchain will give tokens new capabilities. But tokens are not new and come in many varieties, not just bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies. CIOs can enable new value creation opportunities by adopting a tokenization strategy.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • The Enterprise Will Have to Deal With Three Types of Tokens
  • New Roles for Blockchain-Enabled Tokens
    • The Bitcoin Bias
    • The Decentralization of Finance
    • The Future
  • Planning for Disruptive Tokens
    • Fungibility
    • Independence
    • Autonomous Business
    • Market Creation

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