Government CTOs increasingly see benefits of blockchain
Government CTOs increasingly see benefits of blockchain
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Government CTOs increasingly see benefits of blockchain

Ishan Kaul says it’s no longer a question of whether blockchain will find momentum in government agencies, but when.

By Jim McGann

Government CTOs increasingly see the benefits of blockchain for their agencies, says Ishan Kaul, KPMG’s government blockchain leader.

“They are interested in use cases, how blockchain can be operationalized and how they may launch a pilot,” he said, adding that 2018 appears to be a turning point: it’s no longer a question of whether blockchain will find momentum in government agencies, but when.

Despite interest in the technology, he said, there remains a lack of knowledge about how to effectively implement it.

CTOs are asking for help in getting started, he said.

Kaul’s background includes 21 years in IT consulting across a range of industries and clients, including financial services, hospitality, high-tech and the federal government. He is a managing director and joined KPMG in 2011.

 

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