CAT Squared Blockchain Readiness Survey
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Business value in blockchain can be realized through removal of friction in transaction processes, increased efficiency in transactions, and quick dispute resolution. As a company, do you currently have challenges with transaction processes and/or see the need for more efficient conflict resolution?
Yes
No
2.
[If yes to Question 1] If everyone in that process could see the same information at the same time (data transparency), would that help?
Yes
No
3.
[If yes to Question 1] If all parties in the process knew that the data was immutable (unchangeable) and auditable (distributed ledger, trusted), would that help?
Yes
No
4.
[If yes to Question 1] If everyone knew that the terms, conditions and SLAs of the business agreement could be turned into code that could automate the payment and resolve simple disputes (smart contracts), would that be of benefit?
Yes
No
5.
Are you currently using business automation software (smart contracts, robotic process automation, automated workflow) in this process?
Yes
No
6.
Do you currently have customers requesting/requiring more transparent data around traceability and/or quality & safety?
Yes
No
7.
Do you think consumers are willing to pay more for products with a provable, transparent data trail, such as that enabled on a business blockchain?
Yes
No
8.
Have you researched blockchains for food traceability like Food Trust or Food LogiQ?
Yes
No
9.
Blockchain projects require clean, accurate, trusted data. On a scale of 1-10, how confident are you in the quality of your data?
 Not At All Extremely Confident 
Confidence in my data
10.
On a scale of 1-10, how confident are you in the quality of your suppliers' data?
 Not At All Extremely Confident 
Confidence in my suppliers' data
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On a scale of 1-10, how digitally enabled are you?  [For example, we send shipment data, purchase order confirmations, product information to our customers and receive similar information from our suppliers by EDI (scale = 10), or we send shipment data and purchase order confirmations via email or spreadsheet (scale = 6), or we send the information in paper or email-pdf or spreadsheet to a 3rd party who sends it on to our customers and sends it to us from our suppliers (scale = 3), or we send and receive this information in electronic form but handle it inside our company in paper or spreadsheets (scale = 1).]
 Not At All Highly Enabled 
Digitally Enabled
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12.
Blockchain projects require that all participants in the blockchain agree to a certain level of data transparency, and approximately 40% of time spent on a blockchain project is gathering consensus among participants to agree on rules of governance. Is your company prepared to have these conversations with your suppliers and customers? (And possibly your suppliers' suppliers and customers' customers?)
Yes
No
13.
What are your perceptions of technical limitations to adopting blockchain technology?
 

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Please feel free to share additional comments or ask questions here. If you include your contact information below, Kathy will get back to you. (kathy.barbeire@catsquared.com)
 

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