Blockchain in Manufacturing: The Next Wave of Industry 4.0
Whether you know it as Industry 4.0, the 4th Industrial Revolution, or Smart Industry, Manufacturing is going through a deep transformation, with changes that are centered around digitalization.
While most industries are already on this digitalization path, the disruption is more visible and pronounced in manufacturing because it is expanding virtual data and processes into environments that have been fundamentally about physical products.
An up-and-coming technology is beginning to make waves: blockchain. When matching next-generation manufacturing use cases with generic blockchain characteristics, blockchain appears to be a very valuable technology to fuel
In this whitepaper, we explore how blockchain in being applied in the manufacturing industry, including:
- Key characteristics of blockchain
- Blockchain use cases in manufacturing
- The impact of blockchain in manufacturing