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The essential guide to blockchain

With investment in blockchain increasing each year, the technology is set to become a significant part of the financial system. Learn about the IT Faculty's essential guide to blockchain, which outlines the key features of the technology and the challenges it faces to reach widespread adoption.

The consensus-driven verification process could also make the need to trust obsolete, with a group ledger that allows everyone to keep the system honest collectively.

However, to reach its full potential, blockchain must clear several very challenging hurdles around privacy, technical capacity, legal form and more.