Trust and Efficiency: Finding the Right Applications for Blockchain

December 03, 2018 | State of the Market Report

Many articles tout the benefits of blockchain and, in the last few years, a variety of new business opportunities based on blockchain have popped up, some even bordering on hilarity. However, most of these cited benefits are technical in nature, and a large number of these use cases could be done using traditional databases. In this report, we will develop a framework that clients can use to answer questions like when and where they should use blockchain and what architectural parameters they should consider while evaluating blockchain solutions.

Coverage Area

  • Digital Transformation

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Landscape
    As companies jump headlong into blockchain, there is little clarity around what situations warrant the use of blockchain and how blockchain should be implemented
  • Analysis
    Blockchain offers more than just an immutable record of transactions; it offers stakeholders a tool to carefully control markets, reduce distrust, and improve the efficiency of transactions
  • Outlook

Lead Analyst

Research Director


Katrina Westerhof
Kevin See, Ph.D.