Difference between revisions of "Open enterprise"
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Note its ability to bypasses traditional centralized and controlled processes, scarce monetary currency, and the
Note its ability to bypasses traditional centralized and controlled processes, scarce monetary currency, and the market.
Latest revision as of 20:32, April 22, 2019
A new form of enterprise adopting a network structure. Examples: Sensorica, Bitcoin, etc. Participation is open to anyone who wants to contribute, as is the case with any open source project. Calls for participation are usually broadcasted through social media and other similar channels. In order to ease the integration of new participants, everything about the project is published with public access, keeping with the open-source tradition of full transparency.
An open enterprise is a self-sustaining economic operation that clusters mature open projects (the ones that have generated exchange value, i.e. products) into business operations. The open enterprise level is the value capturing level. The main role of the open enterprise is to capture the value created at the project level, by offering the exchange value (products and services) to the market. In doing so, the open enterprise generates revenue, which is redistributed back to all contributors to the projects behind these products and services.
An open enterprise can be forked and remixed (like open source code can be forked and remixed).
Note its ability to bypasses traditional centralized and controlled processes, scarce monetary currency, and the labor market.
Three new economic tendencies
For all three:
- use of excess capacity;
- access to a resource rather than its possession;
- pooling of goods and knowledge.
|Features||Platform capitalism||Platform coop||p2p|
|coordination of citizens and organizations in networks or communities||Hosted in privately owned and profit motivated platforms||Hosted in collectively owned and public benefit oriented platforms||Hosted in platforms not owned by anyone that are public benefit oriented.|
|a more horizontal than vertical organization of trade||Hyper centralized at the platform level, command and control governance||Hyper centralized at the platform level, democratic governance||Decentralized at the platform level, meritocratic governance|
|greater ease of conducting activities or providing services||Platform architecture designed with profit motive in mind, rapid evolution, good UI/UX, siloed||Platform architecture designed with public benefit in mind, slow evolution, mediocre UI/UX, siloed||Platform architecture designed with public benefit in mind, rapid evolution, good UI/UX, higher interoperability|
|intermediation, often through digital platforms||Privately owned and instrumentalized for profit maximization||Collectively owned and instrumentalized for public benefit||Not owned and instrumentalized for public benefit|