Decentralized Resource Governance

Research Overview

Author: Input Output, Boston Consulting Group, Blockchain Research Institute
Release Date: June 24, 2022

Abstract:

This research brief summarizes the findings of a substantial research project funded by Input Output (IO) and focused on discovering new approaches to the governance of resources in blockchain ecosystems. The team was substantial, with two dozen researchers from IO, the Boston Consulting Group, and the Blockchain Research Institute. The process was iterative, with write-ups, peer reviews, and discussions of research results and feedback. Based on its findings, the research team proposed a new form of stewardship, called the decentralized resource governance (DRG) model. It is a means of governing initiatives to deploy resources, shape events, and engage large numbers of participants in co-creating the future. The goal is to sustain an ecosystem’s competitiveness.

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