Improving the Blockchain User Experience - An Approach to Address Blockchain Mass Adoption Issues from a Human-Centred Perspective

@inproceedings{Glomann2019ImprovingTB,
  title={Improving the Blockchain User Experience - An Approach to Address Blockchain Mass Adoption Issues from a Human-Centred Perspective},
  author={Leonhard Glomann and Maximilian Schmid and Nika Kitajewa},
  booktitle={AHFE},
  year={2019}
}
Blockchain is seen as one of the most promising technologies that appeared in recent years. However, blockchain-based decentralised apps, DApps, have failed to receive mainstream attraction so far. The objective of this paper is to outline potential solutions for the most severe adoption problems from a human-centred perspective. Existing adoption issues will get analysed via unstructured quantitative as well as qualitative user research, in order to discover causes and consequences of these… 

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