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Recursive coordination portfolios

There's a social network site where everyone announces what they're working on and how they intend to implement it. They do the work and then come back. People enter a mode where they see what other people are working on. People raise suggestions how they could benefit from that change or requirement. The original author counter offers and asks for something in return for that change. The both users agree and the coordination is added to both of their portfolios. The social network lets the users manage, check and review the returns of their individual portfolios.
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I think the world suffers from problem of committees, see every corporate consortium, self regulatory organisation, the inscalability of consulting, W3C ISO and other standards agencies and every professional bar agency. Committees never get anything done. There is also a coordination problem in the world. Rarely does government and private industry work in lockstep for mutual benefit and win-win scenarios and profit for everybody.

So rather than a committee. Everyone says what they're going to do and retrieves feedback from the rest of everybody else. And asks for suggestions for change. It should all be public and votable.

There is also the problem of repeated work and unnecessary work and conflicts of interest.

This could be done between every force in a market including private industry and government, between competitors and between companies not in the same space.

Think every company in a shopping mall or every business in a town or city. Or local business networking.

It could be done within an organisation and interorganisational and internationally and interregionally.

When you add a coordination in your portfolio you are advised to invest in more in that portfolio item (a bit like adding money to an investment) or announcement returns you received.

We can have scientific returns from coordination.

This is a new technology and trade and could be worth billions.

chronological, Jul 06 2022


       Hiya [bean]! [+]
Voice, Jul 06 2022

       Isn't this just Twitter with a bit of business focus?
neutrinos_shadow, Jul 06 2022

       //So rather than a committee. Everyone says what they're going to do and retrieves feedback from the rest of everybody else. And asks for suggestions for change. It should all be public and votable.//   

       So, you want to turn individual decisions into committee decisions... in order to do away with committees?   

       Historically speaking the majority has almost always been on the wrong side of history.
It takes individual nobility to find ways through the shit we've been born into, not group-chat.

       The problem with committees as they stand is that people don't announce what they're doing. They draft a thing of what they want and then ask for feedback on it. The emphathasis is on the writing documents back and forward.   

       I propose to change that to a model where you announce what you ARE doing today. As part of your everyday job. You write in plain terms what you are doing.   

       Someone can read your update and then ask you to generalise something or make the code available to them or add an API for them to use.   

       Give and take.   

       Doers decide how things work, a standard that nobody implements is less useful than an implementation that works.
chronological, Jul 07 2022

       I'm sorry [chron] but as a fully autonomous being responsible for the outcomes of every decision I make... there is not time to announce or to open up for debate things which need to be decided on the spot.   

       By the time any decision goes through that many check-points... it's too late to implement.   

       Hence the problem of government being in the business of making more jobs for themselves at the sake of every other thing around them.   

       It should be reactive to work that has been done.   

       You can parallelize the posting of the work you're going to do and the work itself. People should reply with an offer of what they offer for something with the understanding that the work has been done.   

       I'm doing this, what shall you do for me if I share this with you. Or generalise it. Or even document it.   

       Show, don't tell.   

       Changes are expensive. There is currently no good mechanism to share your work and have things added to a portfolio of downstream and upstream people. It's all informal social contracts. You cannot even see what you depend on easily, that's work to produce that report. How can you improve what you cannot measure? You get what you measure.   

       My portfolio would be of many open source programs, companies and vendors I have relationships or subscriptions with, companies I am a consumer of, operating systems and libraries. I would have a mutual agreement to report bugs and fixes and wants and any improvements I can do. And funding.   

       I am a DevOps software engineer with a background in computer science. I still find it easier to read people's English description of a problem and converting that to code than reading someone complicated implementation that incorporates memory management, security, lifetimes, other features and details that aren't relevant to understanding of the overall implementation.   

       How can you create a mutually beneficial relationship with all your neighbours on a street? What can you all do for eachother? How can you share your work?
chronological, Jul 07 2022


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