Gartner: Corporate Blockchain Won't Take Off For Another Decade, October 11th, 2019
October 20, 2019,
Volume 259, Issue 3

For years, all sorts of companies have flooded the media with reports of using blockchain technology for everything from tracking vegetables to fake luxury handbags

Avi Mizrahi writes in, "These claims mostly involved tests that were done only for the sake of publicity, riding the coattails of cryptocurrency, and almost never about actual products. A new report from Gartner asserts that in reality the enterprise solutions behind these projects are still five to ten years away from making an actual impact...

For enterprise blockchain solutions to become mainstream, Gartner said users shouldn't have to worry about picking the right platform, the right smart contract language, the right system interfaces, and the right consensus algorithms. Additionally, the company explained that concerns about how users will interoperate with partners that use different blockchain platforms for their projects must be rectified..."

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