Research: Does Asia lead in global blockchain implementation?

New research shows that 13% of 7,381 IT leaders surveyed have clear, current plans to implement blockchain technology. This number is slightly higher in Asia where it rises to 20%.

Over the last 18 months the hype around blockchain has steadily ramped up. The first wave of questions stemmed from bafflement. Now, in the second wave, organisations are mostly interested in use cases – especially outside of finance.

But how widely is it actually being used?

Well, during the spring I spent some time researching round the web to see if I could get a clear answer. The Coindesk State of Blockchain – which is produced quarterly – provides, by far and away, the best information out there. However, it is long and involved and certainly doesn’t present a digestible snapshot. So, over the summer, we decided to conduct our own research.


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