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IDC's Worldwide Blockchain Spending Guide Taxonomy, 2020

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IDC's Worldwide Blockchain Spending Guide Taxonomy, 2020
Published: April 30, 2020 Content info: 28 Pages

This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's Worldwide Blockchain Spending Guide methodology and taxonomy. It should be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide Blockchain Spending Guide and all of IDC's worldwide industry research. Technology suppliers may utilize this approach and structure to also help them build an industry-focused organization."IDC's Worldwide Blockchain Spending Guide presents a comprehensive view of the blockchain ecosystem and serves as a framework for how IDC organizes its blockchain research and forecasts," said Stacey Soohoo, research manager, IDC's Customer Insights and Analysis group. "It is an invaluable resource to help vendors define and standardize their vocabulary for approaching this expanding and dynamic market."

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Product Code: US46221920

IDC's Worldwide Blockchain Spending Guide Taxonomy

Blockchain Spending Guide Taxonomy Changes for 2020

Taxonomy Overview

  • What Is a Vertical Industry?
  • Economic Entities, Enterprises, and Establishments
  • IDC's Sectors and Associated Primary Vertical Markets


  • Key Characteristics of Blockchain
  • Blockchain Types
    • Permissionless Blockchain
    • Permissioned Blockchain
  • Distributed Ledger Technology Versus Blockchain
  • Exclusions
    • Cryptocurrency or Currency Token
    • Utility Token
    • Asset Token
    • Security or Equity Token
    • Identity Token
  • Overlap with Other IDC Spending Guide Research
    • Overlap Across 3rd Platform Technologies
    • Overlap Across Innovation Accelerators
    • Overlap Between 3rd Platform Technologies and Innovation Accelerators
  • Addressable Market
  • Technology View of the Blockchain Market
  • Deployment View of Blockchain
    • Public Cloud Services (Own IP)
    • On Premises/Others

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  • Methodology
  • Related Research
  • Synopsis
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