Illinois Report Blockchain Technology

Great article on Illinois's aspirations to become advance Blockchain Technology

Illinois issues promising first report on blockchain in government

“Blockchain offers Illinois the opportunity to advance the state’s overall digital transformation and continue the establishment of Illinois as the nation’s first “Smart State”,” Lonbom said. ”Blockchain can play a key role in creating a highly efficient, hyper-connected and secure government, which translates into better services for our citizens. We are excited to further explore the value-add capabilities that blockchain technologies could provide.”

Multiple use cases for blockchain were identified in the report. Waste management, disaster recovery grant distribution, improved tax credit visibility and social welfare distribution were all proposed as areas that could benefit from blockchain technology.
— Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology, Kirk Lonbom
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