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Chain Integration Project (CHIP) Proof-of-Concept Whitepaper

Published: 2020-03-11

Organization: Auburn

Tags: supply, chain, retail,

Overview: This paper is divided into ten sections. The Business Case for blockchain in retail is explored in the initial section, followed by Participants & Partner Pairs. The three sections afterwards detail the three sequential steps that each partner took throughout the course of the project: 1) Identify Serialized Systems & Stakeholders, 2) Standardize Data Streams, and 3) Integrate Data Streams into the Blockchain. The methodology and results of each step are reported in each section. After the third and final step, Analysis of serialized data on the blockchain is shared. Opportunities for Improvement and Next Steps are shared after a brief Conclusion, and the final section offers Recommendations for implementing blockchain solutions in supply chain.

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