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Blockchain by Karim R. Lakhani, Marco Iansiti, Don Tapscott, Catherine Tucker, Harvard Business Review

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THE TRUTH ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN

by Marco Iansiti and Karim R. Lakhani

Contracts, transactions, and the records of them are among the defining structures in our economic, legal, and political systems. They protect assets and set organizational boundaries. They establish and verify identities and chronicle events. They govern interactions among nations, organizations, communities, and individuals. They guide managerial and social action. And yet these critical tools and the bureaucracies formed to manage them have not kept up with the economy’s digital transformation. They’re like a rush-hour gridlock trapping a Formula 1 race car. In a digital world, the way we regulate and maintain administrative control has to change.

Blockchain promises ...

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