n Chapter 8 of Blockchain Revolution, Tapscott & Tapscott (2019) discuss potential adoption and utilization of blockchain by government bodies and agencies. The assignment this week will be to complete a Journal entry. A Journal is similar to a diary or a log as it records the detailed accounts, thoughts, experiences, etc. of the writer. This is not a research paper or an initial post for a Discussion Forum. For this assignment you will record a Journal entry that will cover the topics provided below. Each of these questions/topics should cover your own understanding of the course reading material. Each of the section should reflect a substantive paragraph thoroughly covering the questions/topics. The purpose of this assignment is to record your own thoughts on these questions and topics; not to repeat the information provided within the course reading material. Therefore, APA citations and referencing is not needed but information from the course material should have some recognition such as “According to Tapscott & Tapscott.. or …“as mentioned in Blockchain Revolution”. Keep your entries single spaced. Indent each paragraph. The assignment is looking for your thoughts based on the weekly reading and a quick internet search. The topics for the Journal entry this week:
- In your own words, explain one of the ways that blockchain can be utilized by a government body as presented in Blockchain Revolution.
- Complete a quick internet search and identify how a government has adopted blockchain and what was the purpose of this adoption.
- Provide your own thought on how a government body (city, county, state, nation) could utilize blockchain. Why should they adopt for this specific process and what are the benefits? Are there any drawbacks?
Remember to provide a substantive paragraph for each of these questions/topics utilizing the information you learned in the weekly reading and covering the topic/question fully. See rubric for grading components.