Searching for an OxChain: Co-Designing Blockchain Applications for Charitable Giving

Chris Elsden, John Vines, Anne Spaa, Kate Symons, Chris Speed

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The OxChain project is investigating the design of blockchain applications in partnership with a large and traditionally trusted institution, Oxfam. We outline some of the potential opportunities distributed ledger technologies could offer the charity and development sector as a whole, but focus on the challenges of undertaking co-design work in the context of large institutions. We suggest the need to leverage existing trusted relationships, and understand the unique value such institutions offer.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 22 Apr 2018
Event2018 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Palais des Congrès de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Duration: 21 Apr 201826 Apr 2018


Conference2018 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Abbreviated titleCHI 2018
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