Why Blockchain Promises More Than Bitcoin for Feds – Nextgov

Most people associate the virtual shared ledger known as blockchain with bitcoin, a trendy digital currency built on the technology. Federal agencies, however, are thinking about blockchain applications that have nothing to do with trading money.

Those in the federal sector who monitor emerging innovations believe blockchain could revolutionize the way the government operates in nearly every arena, including health information, federal grants, personnel files, procurement and identification.

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