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A Guidance for blockchain-based digital transition in supply chains

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dc.contributor.author Della Valle, Fabio
dc.contributor.author Oliver Riera, Miquel
dc.date.accessioned 2022-06-28T06:12:58Z
dc.date.available 2022-06-28T06:12:58Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation Della Valle F, Oliver M. A Guidance for blockchain-based digital transition in supply chains. Appl Sci. 2021;11(14):6523. DOI: 10.3390/app11146523
dc.identifier.issn 2076-3417
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/53604
dc.description.abstract Blockchains play a crucial role in the digitalization of future supply chains (SCs). In this study, we analyzed the major influences that blockchain-based digital business strategies may play in SC operations. We conducted 18 interviews with international experts from different sectors and analyzed the collected data using the grounded theory approach, identifying four major categories. A set of three matrices is presented to address those elements that may support digital transition procedures in SCs: (1) value of trust and automation, (2) transformative role for operations, and (3) digital business strategy identification. As an additional result, a reference framework was identified for the evaluation and detection of those aspects to be taken into consideration during blockchain adoption in SCs. For use as a guide, this result comprises 22 recommendations and was framed in four progressive steps as follows: (1) identify, (2) assess, (3) design, and (4) assure.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher MDPI
dc.relation.ispartof Applied sciences. 2021;11(14):6523
dc.rights © 2021 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (https:// creativecommons.org/licenses/by/ 4.0/).
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.title A Guidance for blockchain-based digital transition in supply chains
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi http://doi.org/10.3390/app11146523
dc.subject.keyword blockchain
dc.subject.keyword decentralized applications
dc.subject.keyword digitalization
dc.subject.keyword strategy
dc.subject.keyword supply chain
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

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