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    • ISSN: 1793-8201 (Print), 2972-4511 (Online)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Comput. Theory Eng.
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Prof. Mehmet Sahinoglu
Computer Science Department, Troy University, USA
I'm happy to take on the position of editor in chief of IJCTE. We encourage authors to submit papers concerning any branch of computer theory and engineering.

IJCTE 2020 Vol.12(5): 128-132 ISSN: 1793-8201
DOI: 10.7763/IJCTE.2020.V12.1277

Ten Simple Rules for Digital Government Transformation with Blockchain Smart Contracts

Chatphimuk Supinyo, Pongkorn Settasompop, Plubploy Jandaeng, and Surasak Phetmanee

Abstract—The digital transformation makes our government sustainable accomplishment. Smart contracts are the primary purpose of digital government transformation. In this paper, we present ten simple rules to enable users to be careful and use this technology correctly. The organisation can be achieved a successful transformation to the smart organisation. Our rules are presented in nonchronological order that you should do before you even think about blockchain with smart contracts. This paper also encourages a regular user to apply in the government that still have used a traditional transaction. The recommendation can follow the suggested solution in order to have a successful migration from the traditional organisation towards suitable blockchain smart contracts.

Index Terms—Blockchain, cryptocurrency, smart contracts.

Chatphimuk Supinyo, Pongkorn Settasompop, and Plubploy Jandaeng are with Thammasat University Programmes of Innovative Engineering, Thammasat University, Thailand (e-mail:,, and Surasak Phetmanee is with Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Thammasat School of Engineering, Thammasat University, Thailand (e-mail:


Cite:Chatphimuk Supinyo, Pongkorn Settasompop, Plubploy Jandaeng, and Surasak Phetmanee, "Ten Simple Rules for Digital Government Transformation with Blockchain Smart Contracts," International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 128-132, 2020.

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