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Introduction

Blockchain can significantly improve transparency across various business processes, including supply chain management and tax reporting and compliance.

Highlights

  • Permissioned blockchains hosted on private computing networks are likely to be the preferred option in the near term, because public blockchains do not have central authority and offer lower scalability.
  • Blockchain arranges data in blocks and entries are updated via an append-only structure. Every blockchain is a distributed ledger, but every distributed ledger is not a blockchain.

Features and Benefits

  • Debunks myths about blockchain technology and specifies key factors to consider for a blockchain use case.
  • Gain insight into private blockchain adoption in enterprises.

Key questions answered

  • What is the difference between blockchain and traditional databases?
  • Which factors should be considered for a blockchain use case?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Introduction
  • Download1: The Business Value of Blockchain for Enterprises