Blockchain is still an emerging enterprise technology, so it wasn’t a surprise that in a recent Tech Pro Research survey, 70% of professionals who responded said they hadn’t used it. However, 64% said that they expect blockchain to affect their industry in some way, with most of that group predicting a positive impact.
The survey asked the following questions:
The last two questions were optional, and open-ended. Respondent opinions about blockchain’s impact on daily life over the next five years was divided. Some said the technology would be revolutionary, while others dismissed it entirely. When asked what needs to happen in order for blockchain to gain more widespread use, two main themes emerged: education and usability. Many respondents pointed out that the public needs more education about what blockchain is, and what it does, and others said a major use case needs to emerge.
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