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10 years on, #Blockchain is ready for Business use... thanks to the #Hyperledger project!

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Note: This isn’t a Bitcoin hedging post. In fact, that was the last occurrence of that word in this article.
Is the Blockchain hype over? According to this year’s Gartner Hype Cycle, Blockchain has crossed the peak of unrealistic expectations and is now heading towards the trough of disillusionment. This usually means that we’ll stop hearing about Blockchain being the cure for world hunger, and instead will start hearing about real world case studies that demonstrate its use cases.

I also tend to agree with Gartner’s prediction of Blockchain reaching the plateau of profitability, and therefore wider adoption in the enterprise within the next 5 years.


Blockchain for Business? Fundamentally, Blockchain emerged from business principles that have been around since humans started trading with each other.

We have incrementally digitised parts of this process over the past century. However, this digitisation process has taken a fragmented approach. Each participating entity digitised t…