10 Blockchain myths

The early hype around blockchains – including buzzwords and overblown expectations – played a central role in the early innovation activities which legitimized blockchain. Here Juho Lindman from the University of Gothenburg identifies 10 key myths about blockchain that aren’t true.

Risk and success factors for Blockchain projects

It is a mistake to think about blockchain as ‘just’ a ‘technical’ solution. The successful adoption of blockchain-enabled solutions entails overcoming new types of organisational and legal risks and challenges. Here are 7 key success and risk factors to watch out for.

Turning Buzzwords into Public Services

Public sector organizations lack ways to understand and experiment with technology that is not yet fully mature and which is surrounded by high levels of expectations and hype – like blockchain. Interpretation, legitimation, and mobilization are themes that help understand how technology is adopted.

Introducing BRAT – the Blockchain Readiness Assessment Tool

BRAT generates a maturity score for the organization, which can be compared to that of other organizations as a benchmark. An organisation can also repeat BRAT, and compare results to their earlier scores to see how their capacity is developing over time.

Moving the Leisure Pass to the blockchain

Roeselare issues a Leisure Pass (Vrijetijdspas) to citizens on limited incomes: this pass provides a range of discounts to citizens. The pass is hard to administer and Roeselare is looking to develop a blockchain-enabled solution that allows for better coordination between delivery partners.

How Gothenburg’s Blockchain Lab uses BRAT to support service change

Gothenburg University’s Blockchain Lab uses BRAT in a three-step process to help organisations build capacity and identify gaps and risks in their blockchain knowledge. These steps – an initial survey, a results workshop, and a final report – help organistions get the most out of their BRAT results.