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International Journal of Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies

International Journal of Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies (IJBC)

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International Journal of Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies (2 papers in press)

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  • Strategy in Practice: Applying Blockchain to Strategic Implementation   Order a copy of this article
    by Nipun Agarwal 
    Abstract: Strategy development and implementation is the key to an organisations success in todays competitive marketplace. Many organisations develop excellent strategy but are unable to implement this strategy in order to succeed. Strategy implementation happens through projects and having a project management method that provides certainty and agility will help an organisation become more competitive in implementing strategy. This paper attempts to develop a hybrid project management method that attempts to assist organisations improve strategy implementation. Further, applying blockchain techniques to manage strategic implementation and project delivery, as a result providing a near real-time tracking of a companys strategy and strategic outcomes.
    Keywords: blockchain; strategy; strategy implementation; project delivery; software.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJBC.2023.10050948
  • CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCY: features and functionality limitations   Order a copy of this article
    by Saeed Banaeian Far, Mohamad Gul Dendar, Seyed Mojtaba Hosseini Bamakan 
    Abstract: Emerged of cryptocurrencies has motivated the central banks to issue a centralised and trusted digital currency instead of fiat currency named central bank digital currency (CBDC). CBDC is a substitute for fiat currency to meet some wants instead of cryptocurrency. However, it is still in the testing stage and has some challenges that should be addressed and focused on. The study of different research papers and published articles show three significant issues and many minor issues that reflect CBDCs challenges, including its functional limitations due to its used technology features, its effects on monetary policy, and its effects on commercial banks. The primary purpose of this study is to concisely present the previous work on the above three mentioned issues.
    Keywords: blockchain; central bank digital currency; CBDC functionality limitations; cryptocurrency; digital currency; distributed ledger technology; DLT.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJBC.2023.10051891