Blockchain is an emerging technology that is already beginning to transform business models, and is a topic about which information systems scholars and teachers need to become more knowledgeable. This essay summarizes blockchain technology and discusses several use cases where organizations implemented blockchain solutions for issues that have had a long history. We then summarize our findings from across these cases and offer some research suggestions.
Schwartz, Dana and Merhout, Jeff, "Blockchain - A Solution to Age-old Problems: Overview, Case Examples and Research Ideas" (2019). MWAIS 2019 Proceedings. 3.