Cities and Urbanization

How blockchain can empower smart cities - and why interoperability will be crucial

The Smart Dubai initiative is developing use cases for blockchain across multiple sectors such as finance, education and transportation. Image: ZQ Lee/Unsplash

Satoru Hori
Project Fellow, Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, World Economic Forum LLC
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The World Economic Forum's framework for interoperability presents a three-layer model for blockchain utilization. Image: Inclusive Deployment of Blockchain for Supply Chains: Part 6 Framework for Blockchain Interoperability.
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