Zoran Ćirić – University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Economics Subotica, Segedinski put 9-11, Subotica, Serbia
Otilija Sedlak – University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Economics Subotica, Segedinski put 9-11, Subotica, Serbia
Stojan Ivanišević – JKP Informatika Novi Sad, Bul. cara Lazara 3, Novi Sad, Serbia
3rd International Scientific Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture – ITEMA 2019 – Bratislava, Slovakia, October 24, 2019, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade; Printed by: SKRIPTA International, Belgrade, ISBN 978-86-80194-23-3, ISSN 2683-5991, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ITEMA.2019
By cross-referencing benefits of blockchain technologies and critical issues and weak points
of smart city information systems, one may conclude that blockchain systems are just the right solution
for smart city information systems. However, this may not be true and applicable generally let alone
universally. Traditional information system requires an increased level of security and availability of
service when they have to be exposed to the public and used by the tens of thousands of inhabitants
within a city. On the other hand, blockchain technologies offer a completely new combination of technologies
to solve security and reliability issues as well as the availability of service and failsafe tolerance.
The scope of this work is to analyse literature as well as available use cases to detect areas of a
successful application for information systems that are using blockchain in the smart city.
Blockchain, Smart City, Feasibility Study, Information Systems.
 Wright, Aaron and De Filippi, Primavera, Decentralized Blockchain Technology and the
Rise of Lex Cryptographia (March 10, 2015), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2580664.
 Wessel quoting BoE Blockchain Technology, Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology
 Embracing Disruption –Tapping the Potential of Distributed Ledgers to Improve the Post-
Trade Landscape, Deposit Trust & Clearing Corporation (January 2016), available athttp://
 Pilkington, Marc, “Blockchain Technology: Principles and Applications,” page 15 (citing
Kwon, J. (2014). Tendermint: Consensus without Mining. White paper.)
 http://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/ssc/Pages/info-ssc.aspx (16.2.2017)
 P. Lombardi, S. Giordano, H. Farouh, and W. Yousef, “Modelling the Smart City Performance”,
Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research25: 2 (2012) 137 – 149.
 Sun, J., Yan, J. & Zhang, K.Z.K. Blockchain-based sharing services: What blockchain technology
can contribute to smart cities. Financ. Innov. 2, 26 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1186/
 Gori P, Parcu PL, Stasi ML (2015) Smart Cities and Sharing Economy, vol 96, Robert Schuman
Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS
 Steve Huckle, Rituparna Bhattacharya, Martin White, Natalia Beloff, Procedia Computer
Science Volume 98, 2016, Pages 461-466
 Y. Yuan and F. Wang, „Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies: Model, Techniques, and Applications,”
in IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 48, no. 9,
pp. 1421-1428, Sept. 2018.doi: 10.1109/TSMC.2018.2854904
 Dujak D., Sajter D. (2019) Blockchain Applications in Supply Chain. In: Kawa A., Maryniak
A. (eds) SMART Supply Network. EcoProduction (Environmental Issues in Logistics
and Manufacturing). Springer, Cham
 Pradip Kumar Sharma, Seo Yeon Moon, and Jong Hyuk Park ,Block-VN: A Distributed
Blockchain Based Vehicular Network Architecture in Smart City, J Inf Process Syst,
Vol.13, No.1,pp.184~195, February, 2017 ISSN 1976-913X (Print) https://doi.org/10.3745/
 F. Knirsch, A. Unterweger, and D. Engel, “Privacy-preserving blockchain-based electric
vehicle charging with dynamic tariff decisions,” Comput. Sci. Res. Develop., vol. 33, nos.
1–2, pp. 71–79, 2017.
 J. Kang et al., “Enabling localized peer-to-peer electricity trading among plug-in hybrid
electric vehicles using consortium blockchains,” IEEE Trans. Ind. Informat., vol. 13, no. 6,
pp. 3154–3164, Dec. 2017.
 Dobrovnik, M.; Herold, D.M.; Fürst, E.; Kummer, S. Blockchain for and in Logistics: What
to Adopt and Where to Start. Logistics 2018, 2, 18.
 Tian, F. An agri-food supply chain traceability system for China based on RFID & blockchain
technology. In Proceedings of the 2016 13th International Conference on Service
Systems and Service Management (ICSSSM), Kunming, China, 24–26 June 2016.
 Wolfond, G.: A blockchain ecosystem for digital identity: improving service delivery in
Canada’s public and private sectors. Technol. Innov. Manag. Rev.7(10), 35–40 (2017)
 A.H.Mohsin, A.A.Zaidan, B.B.Zaidan, O.S.Albahri, A.S.Albahri, M.A.Alsalem, K.I.Mohammed,
Blockchain authentication of network applications: Taxonomy, classification, capabilities,
open challenges, motivations, recommendations and future directions, Computer
Standards & Interfaces, Volume 64, May 2019, Pages 41-60
 K. Peterson, R. Deeduvanu, P. Kanjamala, and K. Boles. (2016). A Blockchain-Based Approach
to Health Information Exchange Networks. [Online]. Available: http://www.colleaga.
 J. Kishigami, S. Fujimura, H. Watanabe, A. Nakadaira and A. Akutsu, „The Blockchain-
Based Digital Content Distribution System,” 2015 IEEE Fifth International Conference
on Big Data and Cloud Computing, Dalian, 2015, pp. 187-190. doi: 10.1109/BDCloud.
 Olnes and Jansen, 2017 S. Ølnes, A. Jansen, Blockchain technology as s support infrastructure
in e-Government International Conference on Electronic Government, Springer
(2017), pp. 215-227
 F. Rizal Batubara, Jolien Ubacht, and Marijn Janssen. 2018. Challenges of blockchain technology
adoption for e-Government: a systematic literature review. In Proceedings of the
19th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research: Governance in the
Data Age (’18). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 76,
1–9. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3209281.3209317
 Kouhizadeh, M.; Sarkis, J. Blockchain Practices, Potentials, and Perspectives in Greening
Supply Chains. Sustainability 2018, 10, 3652.
 C. Lazaroiu and M. Roscia, „Smart district through IoT and Blockchain,” 2017 IEEE 6th
International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), San
Diego, CA, 2017, pp. 454-461. doi: 10.1109/ICRERA.2017.8191102
 R. Xu, S. Y. Nikouei, Y. Chen, E. Blasch and A. Aved, „BlendMAS: A Blockchain-Enabled
Decentralized Microservices Architecture for Smart Public Safety,” 2019 IEEE International
Conference on Blockchain (Blockchain), Atlanta, GA, USA, 2019, pp. 564-571. doi:
 Miller, Douglas; Mockel, Peter. 2018. Using Blockchain to Enable Cleaner, Modern Energy
Systems in Emerging Markets. EMCompass; Note 61. International Finance Corporation,
Washington, DC. International Finance Corporation. https://openknowledge.worldbank.
org/handle/10986/31200 License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 IGO.