Gartner Research

Blockchain Can Be Key to Solving Trust Issues in HCM

Published: 27 February 2020

ID: G00451303

Analyst(s): Ranadip Chandra , Avivah Litan


Blockchain technology uniquely supports novel HCM use cases. However, the market for blockchain platforms is complex, and HCM application leaders need to first determine the suitability of blockchain applications for their organizations and assess internal readiness.

Table Of Contents


  • Talent Management
    • Use Case 1: Employee Career Credentials
    • Use Case 2: Smart Contracts for a Gig Economy
  • Workforce Management
    • Use Case 3: Blockchain Platform for Time Recording and Scheduling
  • Payroll Administration
    • Use Case 4: Blockchain Payroll Platforms
    • Use Case 5: Blockchain Platforms for Employee Personal Data (Non-HR Core Data)
  • Summary

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