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The main difficulty would be drafting rules which would work well for the co-op / non-profit sector, but could not be subverted by corporate wolves in sheep's clothing.

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by eurogreen on Mon Feb 13th, 2012 at 10:59:42 AM EST
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It is the coops that will diminish the power of the corporate wolves. As Chris Cook  has pointed out, a coop or other peer-to-peer networked organization can be nimbler, more flexible and a lot cheaper to run, and thus will heavily compete on price and service.

The wolves (banks eg) can still be employed to provide fixed-cost national and international services, but even that role would diminish with the adoption of better data governance and master data management. I think MDM offers the possibility of making redundant a lot of management hocus-pocus, and without that...

As corporations increasingly move their focus to the so-called UX or user experience, they are also ceding more and more power to the consumers of their products or services. For the corporations this will not end well. But I am, as usual, being too optimistic.

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by Sven Triloqvist on Mon Feb 13th, 2012 at 11:20:23 AM EST
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