Technology: Transparency and Blockchain

The digital supply chain is fostering an environment of transparency with real-time transactions. Blockchain (distributed ledger technology) integrates with supply chain function and efficiency in transactions. Leveraging technology to remain competitive is a basis for adoption. 

SLP Assignment

  • Beginning with the background readings to provide a foundation, explain how blockchain can be integrated into the supply chain.
    This portion of the paper will be 1 page in length.
  • Discuss the value that blockchain brings to the supply chain. Provide information on at least three drawbacks using blockchain. One must focus on cybersecurity.
    This portion of the paper will be 1½ pages in length.

Resources should be no more than three years old for this case because the industry is changing rapidly, and the goal is to remain relevant throughout your career.

Module 3 SLP Background Readings

How to Explain Blockchain in Plain English (2018)

Big Brother Is Watching Your Supply Chain (2020)

Reducing Data Risk Across the Supply Chain (2020)

Elon Musk Announced He’s Hosting a “Super Fun AI Party” Hackathon at His House Next Month (2020)

Using Real-Time Tech to Mitigate Risk (2019)

Blockchain and the Digital Supply Chain (2019)

Since you are engaging in research, be sure to cite and reference the sources in APA format. The paper should be written in the third person; this means words like “I,” “we,” and “you” are not appropriate. For more information, see Differences Between First and Third Person. The excessive use of quotes or unoriginal content will directly impact performance since it suggests lack of comprehension and indicates that a student may not have mastered the concepts.

SLP Assignment Expectations

Use the attached APA-formatted template (LOG302 SLP3) to create your submission.

Your submission will include:

  • Trident’s cover page
  • The body of the paper will be 2 ½ pages with APA citations (2- or 3-sentence introduction, 2 ½-page body, and 2- or 3-sentence conclusion)
  • The alphabetized reference list page in APA format
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