This document explores the concept of trusted information in relation to the use of blockchain technology as a form of Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT). It provides guidance for Information Governance Professionals responsible for information assets within their organizations. The document defines the key characteristics of the current market as well as existing challenges and opportunities. It provides industry information and analysis regarding the potential use of DLT (aka blockchain for the purposes of this paper) for Elections, Identity Management for Online Transactions, Supply Chain Management/Food Fraud, Business Process/Workflow, and Internet of Things (IoT) use cases.
This document is an analytical resource for senior executives and information governance professionals in business and government when investigating DLT, developing DLT strategies, and / or planning DLT programs. It defines the key characteristics of the current market, as well as existing challenges and opportunities (at the time of publication).