The Case For CAOs

CooperativDec 29, 2021 · 7 min read

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) are very popular in the blockchain community. They are awesome and the world should have more of them, but this doesn’t mean every function of every organization should be decentralized. Some organizations benefit from centralized control, particularly when functions like executive decision-making, project management, or military action are central to the organization’s value, or when the creators of the organization simply intend to own or control it themselves.

Even these centralized organizations (traditional businesses) can benefit from automation made possible by decentralized services and functions.

Enter the CAO

(Centralized Autonomous Organization)

Imagine that you have started a business to build and sell software. It’s your baby. You quit your job to work on it full time and wake up at 4am worrying whether you will land the next big customer. Distributing control of this business offers little value (at least

Keep reading this article on Blockchain-Medium.

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