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Blockchain Rising: Eight Real-World Government Use Cases That Help Accelerate Digital Transformation

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Blockchain Rising: Eight Real-World Government Use Cases That Help Accelerate Digital Transformation
Published: September 7, 2018 Content info: 18 Pages

This IDC Perspective describes eight real-world government use cases that help accelerate digital transformation. The use of blockchain is rising in government. Blockchain solutions already are being used to help support complex solutions like digital voting, land registries, smart contracts, and patents."Distributed ledger technologies are finding a home in government," said Shawn P. McCarthy, research director at IDC Government Insights. "They are becoming a powerful tool to help integrators create a set of tools to construct systems capable of reducing fraud, boosting security (especially against data tampering), and helping establish new relationships between government and citizens."

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Product Code: US44225118

Executive Snapshot

Situation Overview

  • Background
  • Government Use Cases
    • Use Cases: Some Important Milestones
      • Use Case Number 1: United Nations Uses Blockchain to Establish Identification for Those Who Have None
        • Paying for Necessities and Slowly Transitioning to Citizen - With Blockchain
        • Self-Sovereign Identity
      • Use Case Number 2: Illinois Integrates Blockchain as It Digitizes Birth Certificates
      • Use Case Number 3: Florida Proposed a Blockchain-Enabled Driver's License
      • Use Case Number 4: FDA Uses Blockchain to Establish Chain of Custody Across a Supply Chain
      • Use Case Number 5: Some Jurisdictions Seek to Build Enterprisewide Asset Management Systems
        • New York City
        • Dubai
        • Great Britain
        • Delaware
      • Use Case Number 6: West Virginia and Zug, Switzerland, Hold Blockchain-Based Votes
        • ZUG
        • West Virginia
      • Use Case Number 7: Cook County, Illinois, Runs a Pilot Program Using Blockchain to Establish Long-Term Legitimacy of Deeds And Other Land Records
      • Use Case Number 8: HHS Set Up a Blockchain System Tied to Purchasing Systems and Real-Time Pricing
    • Beyond These Use Cases

Advice for the Technology Buyer

  • Advice for Vendors
  • Advice for Governments

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  • Synopsis
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