For centuries, global trade has been the single greatest creator of wealth in human history and market friction the greatest obstacle to wealth. Blockchain technology –which creates a permanent and transparent record of transactions –has the potential to obviate intractable frictions across industries.
Following our June 2016 cross-industry report, “Fast forward,” the IBM Institute for Business Value, supported by the Economist Intelligence Unit, conducted a global survey of over 1,000 executives in banking, financial markets, healthcare, government, electronics, supply chain and IoT. Read insights below on how business networks in your industry will be transformed and how to approach blockchain solutions.
Blockchain for banking
Leading the pack in blockchain banking:
Trailblazers set the pace
Blockchain for electronics
Blockchain benefits for electronics:
Taming complexity with better supply chain visibility
Blockchain for financial markets
Blockchain rewires financial markets:
Trailblazers take the lead
Blockchain for government
Building trust in government:
Exploring the potential of blockchains
Blockchain for healthcare
Healthcare rallies for blockchains:
Keeping patients at the center
Trust in trade
Toward stronger supply chains
IBV Expert Insights reports represent the opinions of experts on newsworthy business and related technology topics. They are developed by conducting a series of interviews with subject matter experts, and compiling their insights into a provocative, practical and prescriptive point of view.
Experts on this topic
Partner and Vice President, North America
Vice President, Blockchain Business
Director, Marketing and Communications,
Financial Services Sector
IBM Fellow, Vice President,
Blockchain Solutions and Research
Global Thought Leadership and Eminence, GBS
Blockchain Business Development
CTO Europe and Vice President,
Research Leader, Blockchain,
IBM Institute for Business Value
CTO and General Manager,
Strategy and Solutions, GBS
Global Payments Industry and Blockchain
General Manager, Global Consulting Services,
IBM Global Business Services
Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research,
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