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Distributed Ledger Technology: How To Get Started Without Getting Your Fingers Burnt

What You Need To Know To Leverage Blockchain Technology In The Enterprise

September 14, 2018

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Distributed ledger technology (DLT) (AKA blockchain) remains one of the hottest technology topics with business leaders and CIOs. This report is for those who feel they could benefit from a high-level summary of what blockchain is all about, where it is on the maturity curve, and how to get started. We provide a checklist to assess whether your organization could benefit from starting their own initiative or getting involved in somebody else's network and outline relevant best practices. This document is an expanded and updated version of the Forrester Flash report published in February 2018.

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Table of Contents

  • Blockchain: The Emperor Has Clothes, But They're Not Finished
  • DLT Is In Its Infancy And Comes In Many Different Forms
  • Best Practices For Getting A DLT Project Under Way
  • Recommendations

  • Resist The Hype, But Don't Throw Out The Baby With The Bathwater
  • What It Means

  • DLT-Based Systems Involve Major Transformation
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