Trends Report

Don't Dismiss Accenture's Blockchain Redaction Solution — You May Need It One Day

Not "Immutability," But Well-Governed, Tamper-Evident Systems Should Be Your Goal

April 19th, 2017
With contributors:
Pascal Matzke , Jost Hoppermann , Michael Glenn , Ian McPherson


When Accenture first published its proposal for an "editable blockchain," the press release was met with a certain degree of skepticism. After all, isn't immutability supposed to be an essential feature of a blockchain? For CIOs assessing the technology in an enterprise context, however, the concept makes sense and doesn't run counter to desired characteristics of a permissioned blockchain environment. Read this report to find out how it works and why it shouldn't be dismissed without due consideration.

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