Only 3% of the financial companies use the blockchain
Today a lot of good news. Basic Attention Token added 20%, continues to grow Digitex Futures — 14%. Caroline Wozniacki, Danish tennis player of Polish descent, signed a contract with the Singapore company Global Crypto Currency and will soon release its own cryptocurrency. But there’s not very optimistic news. For example, the message about the real situation in the sphere of the use of the blockchain major companies.
French Capgemini is one of the world’s largest consulting companies in the field of management and information technology — published a report which stated that only 3% of companies use the blockchain. Despite the desire of many leaders to use DLT technology, the blockchain has passed only three out of one hundred companies.
In the study by Capgemini was attended by 450 companies from different sectors — retail, and consumer goods. Despite the hype around the blockchain, says the report, most companies only plan to use this technology, or experimenting with various DLT-tools. Moreover, the number of companies conducting such experiments, too small — only 10%.
The biggest interest in the technology of the distributed registry is observed in transport companies and logistics services. These are the areas where the use of the blockchain can instantly increase efficiency and profits.
Most often, the blockchain used by British, American and French companies, the report said. Investments in DLT-sphere are the leaders of the United States: 2012, Americans invested in the research and development of blockchain services more than $1 billion.