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Imagining the forest of World Wide Ledger from the Blockchain Trees

by Homan Farahmand  |  September 24, 2018

At Gartner we have a type of research – “Maverick” – that is designed to spark new, unconventional insights (unconstrained by our typical process) to deliver breakthrough, innovative and disruptive...

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Successful Blockchain Adoption May Not Start with a Use case

by Homan Farahmand  |  August 24, 2018

Successful blockchain adoption requires planning for converged business remodeling tasks and technical effort to experiment with the new ideas. If your first reaction to blockchain adoption is to quickly find...

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Does Decentralized Identity Need an Identity Neutrality Manifesto

by Homan Farahmand  |  July 12, 2018

If you are not familiar with the decentralized identity, you can start here. The promise of decentralized identity – self-sovereign identity in the case of people identity – is to...

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Blockchain - Add A Dose Of Future In Your Plan

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  June 12, 2018

Blockchain technologies are evolving rapidly, but are still not ready for mission-critical enterprise applications that need high performance. Curious enterprises that start to investigate quickly come to realize that and...

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Blockchain - Decentralization or Bust?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  May 21, 2018

Blockchain came from bitcoin. Bitcoin is about decentralization. So, Blockchain is about decentralization. And, blockchain cannot survive without decentralization. That’s how the narrative goes. But, is it really true? Let...

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Blockchain-Based Transformation - Gartner's Second Special Report on Blockchain

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  March 28, 2018

On behalf of the Blockchain community at Gartner, David Furlonger and I are pleased to share with you that the second special report on blockchain, "Blockchain-Based Transformation: A Gartner Trend...

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Blockchain and Central Banks - What Will They Do?

by Andrew White  |  March 23, 2018

It is not often I can talk about technology and economics at the same time - so when I get the chance I just have to go for it.  I...

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Decentralized Identity Hard Work Begins

by Homan Farahmand  |  February 15, 2018

Gartner introduced the decentralized identity (DID) conceptual architecture in "Blockchain: The Dawn of Decentralized Identity [1]," which was published in September 2016. In a decentralized identity model, users generate and manage their own...

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Launching Gartner's New Blockchain Key Initiative

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  February 5, 2018

Blockchain technology promises a new paradigm in computing that can impact markets, businesses and even society and the hype remains high. Blockchain was the most searched term by our clients...

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2017 Research Retrospective

by Nick Heudecker  |  December 15, 2017

Here's a recap of my published research in 2017. I've been fortunate to cover a diverse range of topics, including blockchain, cognitive enhancement drugs, streaming and DBMS. Market Guide for...

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