Report: White House Should Promote Blockchain with the Federal Data Strategy

NextGov: Open data experts think the White House should think about using the federal data strategy to get more agencies to invest in blockchain technology, at least for a limited set of use cases.

The federal data strategy, which was unveiled last week, calls on agencies to adopt standards that would make their internal data more readily accessible and usable across government. Though blockchain “is not a panacea” to the numerous data-related challenges that face government, in some cases it could help encourage agencies to more willingly share information with one another, according to the Data Foundation and Booz Allen Hamilton.

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