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Bitkom study: implementation of the Blockchain is progressing in Germany slow

the A study by the Federal Association information economy, telecommunications and new media e. V. (Bitkom) provides new insights on the situation in the Block

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Bitkom study: implementation of the Blockchain is progressing in Germany slow
the A study by the Federal Association information economy, telecommunications and new media e. V. (Bitkom) provides new insights on the situation in the Blockchain. For this purpose, the Association has surveyed a total of 1.004 businesses in a representative survey of their attitude to the Blockchain technology. The results in the Overview.

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Blockchain, not Bitcoin. This Mantra can be heard these days often. Just then, when the prices tumble, try cases, the supporters of the Blockchain technology possible application. As it is the adaptation of the Blockchain in German companies ordered, takes Bitkom under the magnifying glass. The authors have interviewed for the study, companies of different size from 50 employees.

Blockchain is not very popular

In terms of Blockchain-acceptance, Germany is a developing country. Not even ten percent of the surveyed companies plan the use of the Blockchain in the next time. A majority (60 percent) has not engaged "in General, even with the issue of Blockchain," the authors write. Furthermore, only two percent of the surveyed companies discuss the use of the Blockchain, four percent are in the "planning or test phase and in another two percent are already running projects". Nine percent of the companies are of the Blockchain technology, and even to negative.

Blockchain: no, thank you? Depends on who you ask

the discrepancy between large and small companies is Noteworthy, however. According to the study, the Blockchain technology is a large business of 500 employees, more popular:

"More than half (54 percent) has already dealt with the Blockchain: one in nine (eleven percent) discussed about, every Fourth (26 percent) is in the planning or testing phase. And after all, 17 per cent said that already.“

There is a lack of a lot of

The reasons for the disappointing results are many and varied. First of all, the implementation often fails because of such mundane obstacles such as a lack of Blockchain experts. Without Expertise in this area, according to the authors, are not many projects, simple to implement.

Furthermore, 70 percent of the companies surveyed reported a lack of legal certainty in relation to the use of the Blockchain. The most common reason (88 percent) for the lack of adaptation to the Lack of Business and Use Cases, however, was simple. For many companies, there is no practical application exists, therefore, easy for the use of the Blockchain.

Blockchain in the logistics industry popular

adopted How different the technology in the various industries, shows a similar survey of the Post-service provider, Hermes. Like BTC-ECHO on April 19. November reported that is favorable to a majority of the logistics companies with over 250 employees the Blockchain positive. So the half of the larger companies in the logistics industry, believes that the Blockchain technology could be the key for greater data security, in co-operation processes.

The study on the Status quo of the local Blockchain-adaptation was made by Bitkom Research on behalf of the digital Association Bitkom. We surveyed managers Employed in the study of the relevant positions by phone.

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