45+ Use Cases for Blockchain Technology – Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should

When I was first doing research on the non-financial use cases of blockchain technology with particular examples to continue our diligent following on how it can be applied in FinServ and beyond, 21 seemed like a big deal. No number would surprise me today though – the Global Blockchain Benchmarking Study by Dr. Garrick Hileman and Michel Rauchs published by the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance (there is also one on cryptocurrency), lists 45+ use cases for blockchain technology in an extensive publication exploring the maturity, benefits, challenges in adoption of the technology, along with outlining the landscape. And today, I’d like to highlight two sides to this outstanding study – a technological capability and a business need.

In other words, where does an exploration of a technolog ...

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