Blockchain will transform government services

Much of the promise of blockchain and DLTs has been around their application in wider use beyond crypto-currencies and fintech in general.

Writing for Cointelegraph, Matthew van Niekerk opines that governments will not only use blockchain for fundamental services such as identity, but as a framework for economic growth.

Likening the advent of blockchain adoption to the move from paper to digital databases, and the advent of the internet, van Niekerk argues that blockchain will not only improve how the public interacts with government services, it will have broad economic and social implications.

Van Niekerk goes on to explore how voting and procurement are some of the areas outside the likes of identity and healthcare, where blockchain could make an impact in government services.

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