Blockchain in manufacturing: Don’t think outside the box, throw the box away!
There are a few people who can’t really see the point of the “blockchain” – the leading economist, Nouriel Roubini, called it a “glorified spreadsheet” – but perhaps he’s still thinking inside the box of how we used to do things, especially in manufacturing.
Our sector is changing fast. In fact, it’s at the forefront of industrial digital change.
Manufacturers have always pioneered new technologies – from the moving production line to robotics – and so it should be no surprise that many are looking to transform the effectiveness and security of their supply chains through the blockchain.