Public authority Smart Dubai successfully completed the City’s blockchain assessment, mapping all relevant urban processes and defining the best possible use cases to make them more efficient through blockchain technology.
The authority is now preparing to sell its own manual on how to implement blockchain to other Smart Cities, outlining how a community can convert every sector to work on top of blockchain, which stakeholders need to be engaged, which technologies and layers of data are required.
Smart Dubai is also working to turn those use cases into pilot programs by the end of 2018, and complete technology roll out citywide a year later. Another challenge is now to help people understand the benefits of blockchain technology, and distinguish it from bitcoins and cryptocurrencies.
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