Blockchain in the Supply Chain Outlook

3rd Apr 2020

Blockchain's buzz makes it sound like a panacea. Our supply-chain experts evaluate its real potential.

Another day, another new technology to consider. This time it's blockchain, the technology that was created to support bitcoin transactions. According to its cheerleaders, especially in the financial sector, blockchain technology has the potential to turbocharge the effectiveness and profitability of most (if not all) businesses—or even upend business as we know it. In fact, say these early adopters, businesses that ignore blockchain technology do so at their peril.