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A Solution in Search of a Problem : A Method for the Development of Blockchain Use Cases

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Fridgen, Gilbert ; Lockl, Jannik ; Radszuwill, Sven ; Rieger, Alexander ; Schweizer, André ; Urbach, Nils:
A Solution in Search of a Problem : A Method for the Development of Blockchain Use Cases.
In: Proceedings of the 24th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS). - New Orleans, USA , 2018 . - pp. 3460-3469
ISBN 978-1-5108-7016-1

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Blockchain technology is a very recent and fast evolving phenomenon with the potential to disrupt various industries. Organizations are thus increasingly looking at the technology and are forming multi-functional teams to evaluate the technology and its impact on their businesses. However, researchers and practitioners still lack a technology-driven, systematic approach to understand the potential of blockchain and to develop convincing use cases. We address this research gap by applying an action design research approach and situational method engineering to propose a method for the development of blockchain use cases. Following this approach, we iteratively evaluated and further developed the proposed method through application and testing in four distinct industries. We thus derive constructive knowledge at the cutting edge of digital transformation, innovation management, and utilization of emerging technologies. In addition, our research supports practitioners in systematically developing blockchain use cases.

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Item Type: Article in a book
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Blockchain; emerging technology; use case development; action design research; situational method engineering
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Business Administration
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Business Administration > Professor Information Systems and Digital Energy Management
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Business Administration > Former Professors > Professor Information Systems and Sustainable IT Management - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gilbert Fridgen
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Business Administration > Professor Information Systems Management and Strategic IT Management
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Business Administration > Former Professors > Professor Information Systems Management and Strategic IT Management - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Nils Urbach
Research Institutions
Research Institutions > Affiliated Institutes
Research Institutions > Affiliated Institutes > Fraunhofer Project Group Business and Information Systems Engineering
Research Institutions > Affiliated Institutes > FIM Research Center Finance & Information Management
Faculties
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Business Administration > Former Professors
Result of work at the UBT: Yes
DDC Subjects: 000 Computer Science, information, general works > 004 Computer science
300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
Date Deposited: 17 May 2018 08:50
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2022 07:07
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/44279