I don't know that BTC will ultimately prove to be the way to go, but I do think something like that will catch on in a big way.
If you haven't seen it, Andreas M. Antonopoulos's video about BitCoin is pretty informative.
"Now the problem is what works perfectly fine for me may be a horrible experience for some of my coworkers,"
So glad to hear some one advocating Linux say this. It's not all about MY experience and if YOU don't like it then that's YOUR problem.