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Download This Special Free ZDNet 64 Page Report: How Blockchain Will Disrupt Business (free PDF) | (
Blockchain has the potential to rewrite the economy and change the balance of power across industries. It also has specific uses for the enterprise.

This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet and TechRepublic special feature, looks at how blockchain is shaking up the economy, redefining industry, and changing the way individuals and enterprises conduct business.

From the ebook:

The term blockchain can elicit reactions ranging from a blank stare (from the majority of the general public) to evangelical fervour (from over-enthusiastic early adopters). But most people who know a bit about the technology detect a pungent whiff of hype, leavened with the suspicion that, when the dust settles, it may have a significant role to play as a component of digital transformation.

The best-known example of blockchain technology in action is the leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin, but there are many more use cases—think of blockchain as the ‘operating system’ upon which different ‘applications’ (such as Bitcoin) can run. So, what is a blockchain?

Blockchain (best known as cryptocurrency like Bitcoin) has the potential to rewrite the economy and change the balance of power across industries. 

The exact role blockchain will play in the enterprise is the focus of our special feature from ZDNet and TechRepublic, which contains articles on business use cases for blockchain, predictions about the technology, and which industries will most likely be impacted by blockchain.  

Here's a look at what's in this free PDF ebook.To help get readers up to speed, TechRepublic contributor Laura Shin wrote the "Executive's guide: How to implement blockchain technology in your business.

""Large parts of the enterprise may well get retooled using blockchain technology, and new blockchain-based business models may emerge. But don't expect this to happen overnight," cautions ZDNet's Charles McLellan in his article "Blockchain and business: Looking beyond the hype."You can download all the articles as a free PDF ebook: 

How blockchain will disrupt business: A special report (Free PDF)
Despite starting out in the financial industry, experts say blockchain technology can be applicable and useful to almost any field. TechRepublic contributor Jonathan Greig investigates in his feature "10 ways the enterprise is using blockchain.

"ZDNet's Asha Barbaschow presents a use case about how Lamborghini is authenticating heritage vehicles using Salesforce Blockchain.Also in this ebook, ZDNet's Danny Palmer explores if blockchain could be the missing link in electronic voting.

While ZDNet's Natalie Gagliordi takes an in-depth look on how blockchain technology is on track to become a major source of disruption across media and entertainment. In addition, TechRepublic's Veronica Combs details how blockchain in healthcare gets a reality check from the FDA, doctors, and pharma.

Plus, find out why 92% of our CIO Jury panelists believe that blockchain will positively impact their industry in the next five years, according to TechRepublic's Teena Maddox.

To read all these articles, plus details on original research from TechRepublic Premium, download the free PDF ebook here: How blockchain will disrupt business: A special report (free PDF).
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    Francisco Gimeno - BC Analyst Interesting report on blockchain and disruption. Free, too! (although you have to register in the website). The vision is that blockchain is becoming more and more a tool needed everywhere, and by using and implementing it in different use cases and sectors is changing and disruption how everything is being done. Nothing new for us, but a good remind we are on the right track here.