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Governance Guides and Their Purpose

In addition to the legal documents governing the activities of a community of interest (CoI), many CoIs create a simple, easily understood guide to help its members maneuver through and understand all the governing statements contained in the statutes, charter, bylaws, parliamentary authority, special rules, custom practices, and standing rules associated with that particular CoI. …

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What are DIDO Communities of Interest (CoI)?

As introduced in Section 2.1, a DIDO community is a community of interest (CoI) responsible for the architecture, design, implementation, maintenance, and eventual sunset (yes, all good things come to an end) of DIDO networks and its DIDO nodes. DIDO communities should have a well-documented, repeatable, traceable, transparent, and unbiased process that is managed and …

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Why Governance Matters!

For practical reasons, the acronym Distributed Immutable Data Object (DIDO) represents a set of distributed computing technologies that focus on distributed data (i.e., blockchains, distributed ledgers, distributed file systems or distributed data). A major problem confronting the adoption of DIDO technologies is that it requires shifting away from corporate models of governance to an open …

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What are the Technical Views of the DIDO RA?

Technical Views are intended to define at a high level the various components of larger DIDO systems. They outline generic parts, subparts, and interconnections of those parts and subparts for a DIDO system. For each part or subpart, a list of potential standards, best practices, and tools is provided. There are multiple views, subdivided into …

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What are the Stakeholder Views?

Within this context, the following definition of Stakeholder is used: A stakeholder is a person, group or organization that has interest or concern in a [target] organization. Stakeholders can affect or be affected by the [target] organization’s actions, objectives and policies. http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/stakeholder.html Note: [target] added for clarification purposes In a centralized or decentralized topography, this …

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What’s the Purpose/Point of the DIDO RA?

The goals of a Reference Architecture (RA) as expressed in this paper are derived from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration (OASD/NII)1) , which are: Provide a common language for the various stakeholders Provide consistent implementation of technology to solve problems Support validation and comparison of implementations Encourage …

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Informative Introduction (DIDO RA)

The term Distributed Immutable Data Objects (DIDO) refers to the underlying technologies supporting distributed data and computation across a distributed network of peers using consensus algorithms to maintain integrity and consistency across the network. After the publication of Satoshi Nakamoto‚Äôs paper Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System1) and the exponential growth of other cryptocurrencies, there …

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