Practical Thoughts on Blockchain and Identity

Blockchain is seen as a new enabling technology with very unique characteristics that is expected to revolutionize many industries, including identity. While blockchain technology is still in its infancy, new transformative concepts and ideas are actively being evaluated and piloted.

This whitepaper captures the current state of affairs with identity, looks at the unique capabilities of blockchain and describes how it has the potential to address many of these issues related to identity. It also describes some novel and interesting use cases that are currently being explored and tested to transform identity leveraging blockchain.