Microsoft addresses with their project Bletchley (blockchain as a service framework) common themes they heard from early blockchain adopters across industries:
- Platform openness is a requirement.
- Features like identity, key management, privacy, security, operations management and interoperability need to be integrated.
- Performance, scale, support and stability are crucial.
- Consortium blockchains, which are members-only, permissioned networks for consortium members to execute contracts, are ideal.
For more detailed information check their official whitepaper