A paper compiled by Deloitte studying blockchain adoption and perception across seven countries has been given to the world.
Overall, respondents are extremely bullish on blockchain’s potential, namely its ability to broadly scale and reach mainstream adoption. A majority of pollees also agreed that DLT will disrupt their industry (mainly – car industry, oil & gas manufacturing and distribution, financial services, healthcare and life sciences).
Despite that positive prospect, 39 percent of interrogated people agreed that this technology is overhyped and promoted excessively.
Among positive traits of blockchain implementation many respondents noted greater speed of functioning, security, new business models and lower costs. However, they noted some obstacles as well:
The other results of the survey, including by-country information, specific industry information and methodology, is available in the full text of the research paper.