Gartner: Eight Ways Blockchain Can Support Governments
ComputerWeekly, September 4th, 2019
September 4, 2019,
Volume 258, Issue 1

Distributed ledgers are not just limited to finance and smart contracts. Gartner explores how blockchain can tackle government inefficiencies

"Blockchain technology continues to gather intense interest in all industries, particularly the public sector. That being said, initial enthusiasm for blockchain has begun to dwindle, replaced with a greater sense of realism informed by better understanding of the technology.

In 2018, two-thirds of governments were actively interested in blockchain, and 10% of governments were actually applying it. Now, in 2019, that picture looks somewhat different. While investing and deploying blockchain understandably grew (from 1% to 2%), active experimentation dropped (from 9% to 5%)..."

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