"Here's what IT and business leaders should watch for in 2020...
If you're looking for a one-word summary of corporate blockchain efforts in 2019, try 'experimentation.' The hype is subsiding and more businesses are actively trying to figure out how they can actually use the technology to their benefit..."
In 2020 users of blockchain and distributed ledger technology will focus on operational matters, deployment flexibility and, interconnectivity. Read our 2020 predictions to learn more
"Overall, our 2019 predictions for distributed ledger technology (DLT, AKA blockchain) panned out pretty much as expected. Some of the key trends we outlined then will persist in 2020, such as enhanced services and tool offerings, and the most forward-looking firms will continue exploring strategic approaches to the tokenization of digital and physical assets, supported by smart contracts. The quest for dominance among the frameworks will continue to play out in 2020; we'll continue to see the usual suspects of Hyperledger Fabric, Ethereum/Quorum, R3's Corda, and MultiChain, but there's also a chance of a newcomer upsetting the existing balance; with Digital Asset now firmly focused on its smart contract modeling language, DAML, and integrating it with other frameworks, we'll see one or two interesting combinations emerge..."