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Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology Project



Provide an authoritative resource for government agencies looking to understand and incorporate blockchain functionality into their organization.

Current plans include:

  • Blockchain Sharktank on November 19
  • Complete Blockchain Playbook with addition of Integration chapter
  • Use of Blockchain in Federal Acquisitions


Blockchain Playbook was updated on June 2019 with the addition of the Implementation Phase. Download paper.

Blockchain Playbook (phases 1-3) was launched at the 2018 Blockchain Forum
PDF version 
Github (interactive) version

Press Coverage for the Playbook


Reference Citations for the Playbook and Primer
Berryhill J, Bourgery T, Hanson A. OECD Working Papers on Public Governance No. 28. Blockchains Unchained: Blockchain Technology and its Use in the Public Sector.


Project Lead(s)

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Group Project Deliverables

Deliverable Name Deliveable Type Expected/Actual Deliverable Completion
ACT-IAC White Paper: Enabling Blockchain Innovation in the US Federal Government White Paper October 2017
Blockchain Playbook (Phases 1-3) White Paper April 2018
Project/Activity Status: 
In Progress
Expected/Actual Project Completion: 
Apr 3, 2018
Emerging Technology