August 15, 2018

What Are the Barriers to Greater Investment in Blockchain Technology According to Senior Executives Worldwide? April 2018 (% of respondents)


Respondents were asked, "What are your organization's barriers, if any, to greater investment in blockchain technology?"


Data was from the August 2018 Deloitte "2018 Global Blockchain Survey." 1,053 senior executives worldwide from various industries at companies with $500 million or more in annual revenues were surveyed online during March 26-April 5, 2018. Respondents were from Canada (n=103), China (n=205), France (n=76), Germany (n=132), Mexico (n=103), the UK (n=150) and the US (n=284) and had at least a broad understanding of blockchain and were familiar with and able to comment on their company's investment in blockchain. Respondents identified their job role as C-level or equivalent (86%) or VP-level of equivalent (14%) with a job title of business unit head/business president (2%), CEO (21%), CFO (6%), CIO/CTO (26%), COO (9%), CSO (2%), director (3%), executive VP (13%), president (8%), senior manager/manager/other (5%) or other C-level title (5%) who primarily work in administration (10%), finance (10%), human resources (2%), innovation (7%), IT (42%), marketing (4%), procurement (2%), sales (11%), strategy (8%) or other (4%).