Future Agenda of Blockchain Perceived By Three Important Communities: Academia, Enablers, Industry

2018-11-24T20:53:19Z (GMT) by Çiğdem Kılıç Mehmet Nafiz Aydın

Abstract

Blockchain is a decentralized data transaction enabled by evolving technologies since 2008. As it has drawn significant attention from many industries and academics recently and it is claimed to have strong disruptive potential. Especially for the last two years, there has been considerable increase in the number of research papers, use cases generated, pilot implementations and also platforms enabled by the technology providers. According to the industry research, by 2022 blockchain business will be worth $10 billion and the business value-add of blockchain will exceed $3.1 trillion by 2030 when it will be in its mature state. To reach its maturity efficiently and effectively, it is vital to design future agenda that addresses the tasks or expectations of three parties (industry, enablers, research) from a technological perspective. In this paper, comprehensive maturity model based future agenda will be presented.


Editor: H. Kemal İlter, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey

Received: August 19, 2018, Accepted: October 18, 2018, Published: November 10, 2018

Copyright: © 2018 IMISC Kılıç, Aydın. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.