A new report bursts the blockchain bubble

  •   June 12, 2018
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A new report sticks a pin into the huge hype bubble surrounding blockchain.

The report from research firm GlobalData, “Blockchain – Thematic Research” [fee required], argues that the new technology’s bubble “will burst in the next two years [and] will have lost much of its gloss by 2025.” Summarizing blockchain as “awash with hype, but with a powerful core value proposition” of distributed ledger tech, the report was researched over the last 18 months and involved interviews with about a hundred organizations.

Blockchain protocol certainly has some value, author, chief analyst and former software engineer Gary Barnett told me.

But, he cautioned, “it’s not magic.”

[Read the full article on MarTech Today.]