Break down the Digital Asset Markets by sector. Compare asset performance against it's own sector as well as the market.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Art Sector - CIS Summary Report
The cryptocurrency model, underpinned by decentralised Blockchain Ledger Technology is transforming more specialised areas of the economy. The art sector is certainly one of them. Art can be plagued by fraud, illicit business and tax evasion. Blockchain Technology can address some of these issues by providing an immutable distributed ledger and a way to tokenise assets. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Cannabis Sector - CIS Summary Report
The Cannabis industry has suffered from illegal activity for a very long time. Currently, limited recreational use and controlled medical use is legal in
some states/countries. One of the challenging problems for this industry has been inability to track the supply chain between growers, processors, retailers, and consumers. Compliance is also a problem for this industry as the consumers can purchase more than the maximum allowed daily amount which not only leads revoking of dispensers’ licenses, but also regulations being more strict or forceful due to reduced trust. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Charity and Aid Sector - CIS Summary Report
Charity and Aid Sector
Charity and Organisations faced criticism over misusing or abusing the donations which caused decline in trust towards these organisations. This is
usually rooted to the fact that the donations as well as the transactions carried out to donees have not been transparent enough for both parties. Additionally, they also arguably struggle with ineffective and underfunded administration who is not able to direct the collected donations frequently and sufficiently which may cause the most vulnerable and needy to be missed out. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Content & Advertisement Sector - CIS Summary Report
Content & Advertisement Sector
In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of fake ads, reviews and news stories which had a negative impact on consumer trust and brand reputation of many companies. Global digital ad spending is estimated to reach $427 billion by 2022 and still remains to be an area affected by fraud due to opacity of the systems. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Education Sector - CIS Summary Report
Online education removes the time and space limitations of the traditional mode of education, and promotes several key characteristics, such as cost saving, high efficiency, insufficient accessibility and abundant teaching resources. Currently, online education services are provided in
a centralised manner. There are significant problems accompanying this centralised manner of operation such as high commission rates by online
educational platforms, and poorly motivated developers resulting in substandard educational content. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Energy Sector - CIS Summary Report
An efficient energy system relies on a data systems which allows correct, quick and unique sharing of data with relevant actors in the ecosystem. Thus, how data is handled in decentralised electricity feeds, smart meters or grid operations is of an increasingly important matter. Additionally, with the advancements in energy sector, consumers can also take an active role and participate in the energy-production process through distributed generation. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Entertainment Sector - CIS Summary Report
The entertainment industry has suffered from issues of ownership, with confusion and conflict surrounding attribution & intellectual property
rights. One of the main roadblocks the producers face is the lack of financial support for their creative endeavours. The digital revolution has allowed people to easily access music and content wherever they wish, however, it is still difficult for creators to receive their effort’s worth. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Finance Sector - CIS Summary Report
Finance Sector has encountered several issues related to incomplete/unstructured customer data, lack of information on credit scoring,
high fees for money transfer, inability to further optimise the legacy systems. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Food Production Sector - CIS Summary Report
Food Production Sector
The value drivers for the food sector are evolving and shifting with the changing demands of consumers and the advancements in technology.
Transparency, safety and traceability are 3 key concepts among others that require further attention from food retailers as pointed out by studies.
According to a recent report by Deloitte, the demand for transparency is increasing in Food Sector and customers are becoming more health-conscious. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Healthcare & Pharma Sector - CIS Summary Report
Healthcare & Pharma Sector
Health and government organizations spend a significant amount of time, effort and money to set up and manage patient information systems and data exchanges which requires resources to perform backup and recovery measures, continuously troubleshoot issues, update field parameters and extract information for reporting purposes. Additionally, vast majority of hospitals still cannot easily (or safely) share their data. Although there exists the notion of individual health data, this has not translated into personalised care plans. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Insurance Sector - CIS Summary Report
The widespread adoption of new technologies across multiple consumer industries has led to a new set of needs for insurance solutions and interaction channels. However, there are multiple internal barriers and challenges for insurance companies in terms of digitalisation and many have not been able to digitally transform their businesses yet. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Real Estate Sector - CIS Summary Report
Real Estate Sector
People consider the house/apartment they purchase as a place to live and an investment that will ideally increase in value. There are multiple ways to invest in real estate. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Retail Sector - CIS Summary Report
Retail industry is going through a digital transformation, similar to many other industries. The demands of new generation of customers require this
transformation to make shopping experience much faster and more personal with relevant recommendations, alternative payment methods and higher level of security. All these necessitate the adoption of relevant technologies in the retail industry. Additionally, this industry suffers from unreliable suppliers, poor quality ingredients, counterfeiting, especially of luxury branded goods, and secondary ticketing The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Technology Sector - CIS Summary Report
The technological solutions that involve data keeping and maintenance suffer from security and privacy challenges. Centralised databases embedded into these solutions have been prone to malicious attacks and the precautions taken have not been a part of the solution by design.
With the advancements in Blockchain Technology, the transactions or any type of data can be recorded permanently in an open, distributed ledger and verified on demand by the authorised parties. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Telecommunication Sector - CIS Summary Report
Telecom Companies generally have a centralised operational structure and a centralised database where they hold data. This centralised mode of
managing operations and data lead to inefficiencies in the Telecommunications Industry such as: expensive usage & roaming fees, wrong/inaccurate invoices, risk of identity/account fraud, security-related issues, additional fees by Intermediary companies. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Transportation Sector - CIS Summary Report
Transportation industry is the backbone of many industries as raw materials, finished products are all imported, exported from one place to another. Public also utilise different means of in their daily life. Tracking is one of the main challenges in Transportation Industry. Cargo theft continues to plague the industry and the reports in 2016 showed losses of over $114 million. The full report is available here.
The Use of Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets in Travel Sector - CIS Summary Report
The travel industry involves a number of third parties such as Booking companies, travel agencies, exchange bureaus, banks. Some of the problem due to this long chain of intermediaries include, but not limited to: Information lags, delays, overbooking and financial losses, significant amount of commissions to travel agents, high commissions of exchange bureaus and ATMs when used in a foreign country, fraud risks. The full report is available here.