The Drivers Behind Blockchain Adoption: The Rationality of Irrational Choices

@inproceedings{Koens2018TheDB,
  title={The Drivers Behind Blockchain Adoption: The Rationality of Irrational Choices},
  author={Tommy Koens and Erik Poll},
  booktitle={Euro-Par Workshops},
  year={2018}
}
  • T. Koens, E. Poll
  • Published in Euro-Par Workshops 27 August 2018
  • Computer Science
There has been a huge increase in interest in blockchain technology. However, little is known about the drivers behind the adoption of this technology. In this paper we identify and analyze these drivers, using three real-world and representative scenarios. We confirm in our analysis that blockchain is not an appropriate technology for some scenarios, from a purely technical point of view. The choice for blockchain technology in such scenarios may therefore seem as an irrational choice. However… 
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