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Blockchain and the future of finance

Explore the principles of blockchain through a finance lens and how CFOs can prepare for this revolutionary technology.

A potential new world for CFOs

Imagine a world with no out-of-sync ledgers. No need for reconciliations. No fragmented or hidden data that create multiple versions of the truth.

This world is coming, and its name is blockchain. As a revolutionary technology for recordkeeping, it is poised to change the future of finance—in accounting, asset registers, payments, trading, collateral management, and more.

How should you prepare for this wave of disruption? And what are the implications for your finance organization? In this paper, explore the principles of blockchain through a finance lens, including potential benefits, a framework for projecting the impact on core processes, and key trends anticipated by KPMG.

To project the impact and determine which processes are best suited for blockchain, KPMG developed a framework that evaluates each core process on four key factors.

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