Organizations

DAOs can Scale to Meet Our Challenges

After corporations and our democracies, Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) promise to scale even further our ability to coordinate and to organize. The objective is to achieve our goals in a transparent and accountable manner, and in a flat partecipative structure that doesn’t depend on the infallibility of anyone at the top. The concept of DAO …

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Collective Intelligence

We take advantage every day of our collective intelligence in order to keep pace with the evolution of a complex world, using the tools that civilization has built over thousands of years. These tools allowed us to organize ever larger groups of people in ways that increasingly leverage their best abilities, instead of just ordering …

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Organizational Immune Reactions

Just like organisms preserve their identity and attack the other, organizations have an immune system as well. Especially successful ones, which can devote even more resources to confirm that what they do is right. But in rapidly changing times, when uncertainty rules, this can prevent necessary experiments that discover what will define success in the …

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Relationships, and Markets have a Long Tail, too!

I was thinking about LinkedIn, and their forthcoming features, and I realized that with tools for automating, and weighing contacts, and references, they are becoming an enabling mechanism for a Long Tail effect in professional relationships, where the aggregate value of the many smaller ones is higher than that of the bigger ones. So what …

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