CIOs everywhere are talking blockchain, and for good reason. Gartner released in late October its top 10 technology trends for 2019 and sure enough – blockchain is on the list.
Banking corporations like Wells Fargo and Bank of America are early adopters. Everyone from Samsung, Apple and Microsoft, to Toyota, Walmart and Comcast – companies around the world are implementing the technology for their specific business.
So, everyone else is doing it; your company should too, right? Not necessarily.
While Gartner may have predicted it as a top trend, analysts also remind CIOs that blockchain isn’t for everyone. While blockchain is predicted to revolutionize the world economy, experts say implementation is still a long way off for the majority of enterprises.
If you’re considering blockchain, start by working through our quick checklist to help determine if blockchain is something to pursue right now.