Blockchain technology and products are developing fast and are gradually finding their way into applications that have relevance for RE & FM managers. Examples of these can be found around contract management and demand management. The key questions however are: Is Blockchain for real and should RE & FM professionals take an interest in Blockchain adoption? What unique value does it bring to our business? In this session we will explore these questions and provide some tangible examples of its promise. We will review just what Blockchain is, and what are the possible benefits and concerns in using this technology. We will also discuss what are the possible applications of the technology for Corporate Real Estate & Facilities Management, and finally, how soon it is this coming and what should an FM do to prepare.
Understand the principles of Blockchain
Assess the value that Blockchain provides to RE & FM managers
Examine some examples of applications that incorporate Blockchain
Identify what to consider when considering adoption