Blockchain Technology Applications in Retail and Insurance Sectors: Cases from Suning and PingAn

Yueiun Cai, Cong Qi

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Abstract

Blockchain is a shared, immutable ledger that facilitates the process of recording transactions and tracking assets in a business network. As a novel technology, blockchain has a broad impact on various business practices. China is leading blockchain technology development all over the world. This paper studies the blockchain technology applications in the retail and insurance sectors in China. Specifically, we compared the similarities and differences of blockchain implementations between two typical cases-Suning and Ping An. Our research results provide meaningful implications and insights for blockchain practitioners who are keen in leveraging blockchain technologies in their businesses.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2021 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology, AIBT 2021
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages80-84
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781665432672
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2021
Event2021 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology, AIBT 2021 - Virtual, Beijing, China
Duration: 4 Dec 20216 Dec 2021

Publication series

NameProceedings - 2021 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology, AIBT 2021

Conference

Conference2021 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology, AIBT 2021
Country/TerritoryChina
CityVirtual, Beijing
Period4/12/216/12/21

Keywords

  • blockchain application
  • Ping An
  • Suning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Information Systems and Management
  • Control and Optimization

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