7 principles for designing a blockchain network to power and sustain your business

  1. Network participants must have control of their business

  2. The network must be extensible, with membership flexibility

  3. The network must be permissioned but with competitive data protected

  4. The network must allow open access and global collaboration

  5. The network must be scalable for transaction processing and data encryption processing

  6. The network must be secure and address new security challenges of a shared network

  7. The network must co-exist with existing systems of record and transaction systems