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SPO Learning Support Community DAO

$10,800.00 Requested
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Problem:

Cardano needs SPOs to provide a resilient, high-availability network to attract DAO creators. SPOs are mission critical - their ability to flourish is equally critical. But they have little support.

Challenge: DAOs <3 Cardano
over budget Requested 1.08% of the fund.
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Experience

We have a long track record of designing and delivering incubator and scale-up programmes for tech based businesses.

The members in our ongoing SPO scale up programme have deep technical expertise, & experience of supporting and delivering each other within the Catalyst Ecosystem

Solution

We will evolve a learning DAO with our existing SPO programme incubator community that ensures their ongoing support, and codify our experience to create a knowledge-base for future DAO developers.

[IMPACT] Please describe your proposed solution.

This challenge is about making Cardano the go-to choice for building DAOs, and the creation of the tools and infrastructure to enable effective and worthwhile DAO's.

We see two aspects of this challenge:

1 – making Cardano the platform of choice for building DAOs

2 – creating tools and infrastructure.

Making Cardano the platform of choice for building DAOs

In this challenge, we see the need to support the SPOs they are the reliable, high-availability backbone of the ecosystem that will be necessary to attract DAO creators from Ethereum.

A part of the challenge faced by SPO’s is that they often work alone or in small teams and as such can feel separate and unsupported.

And while being an SPO allows for growth and reward with compensation in many areas, there is no clear path nor support for taking on this role. Consequently, there is a real risk that many smaller independent SPO’s may leave over time and thus degrade the quality of the network.

Creating tools

There are few tools and methodologies at present that showcase why Cardano should be the DAO platform of choice. This creates a barrier to entry for potential DAO creators.

<u>Your reasons for approaching it in the way that you have</u>

Our solution is two-fold:

1 – evolve our current learning cohorts into an SPO support community, governed as a DAO

2 – codify the process by which the SPOs create their DAO and make this available to the wider Cardano community

1 - Creating the SPO Community DAO

We are approaching the conclusion of our Fund 7 project, Small SPO Impact Business Programme, where a cohort of SPOs are learning and using the business-related knowledge and experience to run successful SPO operations.

Due to the experiential learning nature of the programme, this cohort have recognised the value of the support that they have gained from each other.

To continue the experience, we will invite the team to understand how the support has been offered and experienced, and to formalise it in a learning and support community: and to do this as a DAO.

The platform will be a self-sustaining and supporting community – its learning organisation – achieved through a pathway from individual SPO excellence to group excellence and knowledge sharing, to a self-sustaining collective.

Our approach follows our roadmap for Cardano SPO’s, and builds upon our Fund 7 and Fund 8 funded proposals.

Fund 7 – Small SPO Impact Business Programme

Fund 8 – SPO Incubator Rollout

Fund 8 – Inc. Train The Trainer Africa MVP

We believe that such a platform is essential for the survivability of the Cardano network through the excellence of the SPO community – but that this community needs to be formalised, and what better way than as a DAO.

It will be a self-organising, self-governing, journey from isolation to community, where the members identify their learning, development and support needs, and ensure that they are delivered.

2 - Codifying our learning experience

Given the experience of Edify CoLabs and the SPOs, we will codify our collective experiences and methods of creating the SPO Learning and Support Community to create a set of tools that prospective groups can use to create a Cardano based DAO.

<u>Describe the value that the solution will add</u>

The SPO Learning and Support Community DAO will add measurable value to the SPOs that use it.

The value add will come in the form of:

  • The increased health and welfare experienced by the SPOs in the community
  • The ongoing learning, development and growth experienced by the individual people and their businesses
  • More effective businesses as the essential SPOs are guided along the growth journey
  • As a consequence, value will be created as DAO creators see the attractiveness and robustness of the Cardano ecosystem.

This results in better positioning for Cardano to attract better DAO developers.

<u>Describe the scalability of the solution </u>

Our vision of scalability for the SPO Learning and Support Community is to provide an environment that attracts existing and potential SPOs with the support and guidance needed to create their own high performing organisations.

<u>Describe the sustainability of the solution </u>

Our view of sustainability is using the knowledge and experience of the Cardano SPO community to provide a place for growth and reward, both monetary and emotionally.

Business sustainability

We will deliver long term business survivability of technical companies in the Cardano ecosystem by ensuring that the Cardano ecosystem is underpinned by a community of high performing SPOs.

Environmental sustainability and impact

The community will provide a clear understanding of purpose and impact, and by working with environmental sustainability goals will deliver commercial and cultural impact.

<u>Who your project will engage, or who its stakeholders are</u>

Our project will have multiple stakeholders:

SPOs within the SPO learning community DAO project

Other SPO’s within the Cardano ecosystem – who would be welcomed into the experiment at any time that worked for them

The overall Cardano ecosystem will benefit from the halo-effect of having a high-profile successful SPO community

Catalyst developers – those people that have the potential to grow successful impactful businesses on the SPO derived infrastructure

Businesses and organisations who want to participate in the ecosystem – by using the Cardano layer 1 DAO service provision

<u>How your project will be implemented</u>

The project will be implemented in phases:

Towards the end of Fund 7 and during the Fund 8, funded SPO programmes, the team will invite programme members to form a working group to set the parameters of the Learning and Support Community DAO.

Following this, with the knowledge the cohort will have gained on setting an impact related vision and strategy, they will be ready to produce and agree upon a <s>strategy paper</s> charter that describes how they envisage the DAO and its operations.

It will be a learning organisation designed to encourage growth and enrichment of the SPO community, thereby and securing the future of the Cardano network.

<u>What you will produce</u>

We will produce two products. The first is the SPO Learning and Support Community.

The second will be the tools and methodologies for the creation of an effective functional DAO.

<u>What will happen as a result of your work </u>

The emergence of the SPO learning community will support existing SPO’s on their journey within Cardano.

It will encourage more developers to take on the role of SPO,

It will provide the reputation of the Cardano infrastructure that will attract creators of DAOs to the ecosystem.

<u>Explain what's unique about your solution, and what value it brings to the Cardano ecosystem.</u>

Despite having more than half a century of experience working in the field of learning, development, mentoring and coaching, we have not experienced a learning organisation that has been encoded as a DAO.

<u>Explain who will benefit. Does your proposal primarily benefit </u>

The beneficiaries of the project will be:

  1. SPOs – the SPOs will be the beneficiaries of the enduring learning and support experienced in their community
  2. IOG – the Cardano ecosystem will be enhanced by the presence of high-quality and experienced SPOs are vital parts of their network infrastructure
  3. DAO developers - through the understanding of good community practices and mechanisms discovered by the group

[IMPACT] Please describe how your proposed solution will address the Challenge that you have submitted it in.

Cardano needs a robust and resilient community of SPOs to provide the network infrastructure on which dApps and DAOs can reliably operate. This proposal will enable that community.

It will also create a set of tools and methodologies that can be used by DAO developers as they enter the Cardano ecosystem.

[IMPACT] What are the main risks that could prevent you from delivering the project successfully and please explain how you will mitigate each risk?

That the SPO community will fail to recognise the benefits of being a part of a supportive community.

This is a project that will be led by the SPO members in the Edify CoLabs SPO programmes, and facilitated by the Edify CoLabs team.

Its timing is related to the current Fund 7 programme and the coming Fund 8 programme.

The project timeline and milestones can be found on the project roadmap Miro board.

https://miro.com/app/board/uXjVOpxy9M0=/?share_link_id=443860407334

While this project is dependent on successful funding, the indicative timeline is shown in the roadmap.

The key milestones will be:

  • Commitment to the community by the Fund 7 cohort

  • Commitment to the community by the Fund 8 cohort

  • Publication and agreement to the community charter

  • Determination of, and agreement to, the governance rules of the community

  • Creation of the technical scope of work of the DAO

  • Development and launch of the community as a DAO

  • Publication of the tools and methodologies used in the launch of the DAO

    [FEASIBILITY] Please provide a detailed budget breakdown.

Facilitation of the development of the community charter – 8 hrs

Scoping of the community charter using learning organisation principles – 8 hrs

Writing of the DAO SoW – 8 hrs

Codification of DAO tools and methodologies – 40 hrs

Total 72 hrs

At £150/hr

£10,800

Public Update Channel: we will use our Twitter channel: @edifycolabs for updates on project progress

[FEASIBILITY] Please provide details of the people who will work on the project.

Harry Hellyer

<https://www.linkedin.com/in/harryhellyer/>

Harry will facilitate the SPO cohort to create the community charter and its governance rules.

NED, and chairman, executive and business coach specialising in full value-based impact innovation programmes for enterprises and organisations.

Founding partner of 50th Generation – one of the UK's first Social Business Generational Accelerators – 2014-2018

Credited for supporting the development of the NHS's first Sustainable Development Vision and Strategy programme.

Coached Fellows on the Cambridge University, Programme for Sustainable Development,

Coached Fellows and Lectured for the Cambridge University, Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning - Social Enterprise

VP and director of strategy, marketing strategy and business development for several global IT, media and telecoms companies.

Alan Casey

www.linkedin.com/in/alanhcasey

Alan is a specialist in technology – business process integration. He will support Harry in the facilitation of the charter, and the writing of the technical scope of work for the development of the DAO.

Manager of a sovereign national grid control centre during a period of technological and cultural change.

Founder and consultant in an organisational effectiveness measurement system deployed into a global advertising and marketing communications network.

Founder of a conversational AI company creating systems that evaluate and improve competence in key organisational skills.

Member of the Edify Community.

Fellow of the RSA.

Jude Ugwuegbulam

<https://www.linkedin.com/in/judeugwuegbulam/>

Project manager

Cardano blockchain developers

We will be partnering with recognised experts in the Cardano community on this project. We will collaboratively investigate the requirements of the business case and how they can be met by the Cardano blockchain capability.

We are presenting multiple proposals in this fund as well as in previous funds here is an explanation of the workload management.

we are part of a catalyst entity called EdifyColabs. This is formed of other catalyst members where appropriate. And it. is backed by our off-chain business Edify Business Ltd - website link enclosed. As such we have a direct team of 5 staff - all of which are working to deliver our Catalyst proposals as appropriate. we currently have 5 funded proposals running across F7 and F8 all of which are weekly programmes in our core delivery space of consultancy coaching and use case design and delivery.

[FEASIBILITY] If you are funded, will you return to Catalyst in a later round for further funding? Please explain why / why not.

This project continues the Fund 7 and Fund 8 SPO incubator pilot and roll out projects.

We intend to submit a Fund 10 proposal for the ongoing evolution of the SPO Learning and Support Community into an SPO Academy, supporting the learning and development requirements identified by the SPO community.

[AUDITABILITY] Please describe what you will measure to track your project's progress, and how will you measure these?

We will employ a project manager to oversee this project and will publish updates in our public project Miro board – link here.

The project will have a project plan with key milestones and task completion dates.

The key milestones and dates that we will track are shown in the project plan here.

The metrics that we will use to measure the project will be:

· The number of contributing partners to the programmes and qualifications

· The number of project milestones, identified and reported on here.

Public Update Channel

We will post progress updates on our projects on our EdifyCollabs Twitter channel: @edifycolab

[AUDITABILITY] What does success for this project look like?

Success is the launch of the Scale-Up Academy by IOG.

[AUDITABILITY] Please provide information on whether this proposal is a continuation of a previously funded project in Catalyst or an entirely new one.

This proposal continues the work begun in the F7 project, Impact Innovation Accelerator.

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Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Rating

SDG goals:

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

SDG subgoals:

Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value added and labour-intensive sectors

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Universal Human Rights Index (UHRI):

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Impact / Alignment

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This proposal is very useful and certainly achieves the objectives of the challenge, because it aims to raise more support for SPOs who play a no less significant role in the Cardano ecosystem. With this, the network for attracting DAOs will be strongly settled and available, as it assures the current support and codifies the experience, which I believe will be a better knowledge-base for incoming DAO developers. The reason I highly recommend this proposal is that it not just solves the challenge’s problem but also broadens it to other aspects - making our community wider (benefits for the whole ecosystem) and more qualified with supporting DAO applications. In the proposed solution, they stated 2 aspects to delve into. They mention the challenge of SPO was that they often work alone in a small team. This affects the solidity and when there’s no support for taking this role it could result in losing independent SPO’s over time. On the other hand, I highly appreciate when the proposer also realized the need for creating tools to attract DAOs builders that Cardano is an ideal platform for it. There is one point in this solution that I think needs to be highlighted: it is the 2-fold solution when it creates a SPO support community, governed as a DAO then the process is codified for the SPOs turn to create their own DAO and spread the availability for the whole Cardano community. Because of that, I believe this is a smart solution with big impact when it can enhance the well-being of the SPO community as DAO. Further than that, I can predict that the value as DAO creators lead to a strong and solid Cardano ecosystem, just like the argument of the proposer and. Now let’s talk deeper about the solution. They have a small learning SPOs from Fund 7, who are using their related knowledge to execute the SPO activities successfully. They realized that the success was based on mutual support therefore they want to continue enhancing this value experience as an official learning and support community governed as a DAO. How critical this platform’s fundamental growth was growned from Fund 7 and related to the other 2 funded proposals in Fund 8. This impressed me not just because of the commitment of the proposers but also the way they followed their idea with a typical roadmap. Taking place in parallel with the learning community, the process will be codified and used to develop tools for further use of DAO building. The more I read down, the more I realized how meticulous and detailed this project was. If it had stopped at describing the solution and its affection to Cardano ecosystem, I would have still had a full knowledge of crucial points. However, the proposers were so enthusiastic that they even listed down the stakeholders-who benefits from this and how sustainable the solutions are. Not just so, the underlying risks were thoroughly foreseen and they have already built a solution by the proposal called at Fund 7 & 8. I just suggest one more risk could appear during the progress which is the slippage of ADA leading to a shortage of budget so I recommend ask for a reserve fund to ensure the continuity of the initiative. For such practical arguments mentioned by the proposers, I am 100% convinced and would give this part the maximum rate.

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  • Cardano has been developing very well. however if supported to provide a more flexible network that would be great with the idea of ​​creating the SPO DAO Learning Support Community. I think this is a good idea.

    • Here the group raised the issues that are. Cardano needs SPOs to provide a flexible, highly available network to attract DAO creators. SPOs are mission critical - their ability to grow is equally important. But they have very little support. I find the issues raised by the group to be very reasonable. This proposal is very good if it can be scaled up.

    • Besides, the risks that the proposal may encounter have been raised. it is possible that the SPO community will not realize the benefits of being part of a supportive community. however, the group also has reasonable plans to reduce those risks as stated in the proposal.

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Because this community receives minimal support, your proposal is to develop a SPO Learning Support Community DAO that is available. In accordance with the Challenge, the proposal raises the problem. Your response to the challenge's two questions is to make Cardano the preferred choice for constructing DAOs while developing tools and infrastructure that outperform the services provided by other blockchains. This is a proposal sponsored by Fund 7 that might be expanded in the future. With DAO support and application, the proposal broadens and qualifies the Cardano community, providing Cardano a particular value. The proposal provides solutions for developing DAO construction platforms in the Cardano ecosystem, developing tools and infrastructure that aid in the development of SPO, and linking them to a broader network in order to attract additional DAO developers. At the same time, the proposal's execution gives Cardano an ideal foundation for the development of DAO. According to a roadmap, the proposal has joined Fund 7, 8, is funded with relevant projects, and manages the execution of earlier proposals. The proposal's arguments are compatible with the Challenge. The proposed team also understands that the risk of executing that project is that SPOs will not appreciate the benefits of being a part of the support community. The team also provided a solution to mitigate this risk: it collaborated with the SPO in the proposal at Fund 7 on the effect of tiny SPO in the business program and continues to work on the project of deploying SPO incubators at Fund 8 to extend the SPO community. Personally, I see an extra risk that the proposal will have difficulties controlling quality and supporting new SPO's. The second risk I've seen is that global economic inflation is growing, along with the price volatility of the ADA, thus the proposal's cost will rise similarly. I also provide a solution to the first risk, which is building an internal procedure to assist new SPOs and planning activities, online or offline meetings so that the SPO can exchange and support information together. Concerning the second risk, I proposed a contingency cost of 7-10% of the overall project budget to prevent ADA price increases and inflation. This is a good proposal; the initiatives supported by the suggested organisation in the past demonstrate that it is a highly impactful idea. This part received 5 points from me.

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This project aims to bring together a collection of Cardano Stakepool operators into a learning organization with the aim of creating processes and collaborations within the group to achieve a more dedicated and commimented SPO Group within the ecosystem. The idea comes out of the successful outcome of to the proponent's successfully funded and completed Fund 7 Project (Small SPO Impact Business Program). The idea is that through this learning process, its DAO organisation will emerge as a way to showcase the quality and resilience of Cardano Network to support DAO based organizations and in addition, provide tools and features that prospective DAO based organizations can leverage in the ecosystem. The proposal acknowledged that there is a possibility of the lack of supportive SPO community but it asserted that the results of its successful Fund 7 project proves to be encouraging to mitigate the risk profile. The idea is actually laudable and it has the potential to promote the enabling environment to attract prospects to build DAOs on the Cardano Blockchain infrastructure. The proposal has clearly defined it problem statement and how it intends to proffer solutions which will help to achieve the objectives of the challenge.

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SPO's lie at the core of the Cardano protocol making it possible for blocks to be produced and rewards distriduted. Unfortunately there is little being done about SPO education. Where SPO's can learn how to sustain their business without getting frustrated or quitting.

The infrastucture for DAO's in this proposal will help in to accelerate growth of these DAO's as it will provide an avenue for easing the burden of running a DAO.

This proposal will help in reducing the amount of frustrated SPO's in the ecosystem.

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4.2 / 5
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As I have mentioned above, this is a continuous project lasting from Fund 7 under the name of “Edify CoLabs SPO programmes”, and facilitated by the Edify CoLabs team. Therefore the detailed plan has soon been generally set up since Fund 7 and now public in Miro board. Visiting the plan shows me a full board of the projects for 3 months, where the plan is divided into weekly one and has specific tasks for reaching each purpose. With the plan breakdown into weeks like this, I believe it is easy for tracking and assure that no task is missed. The 7 milestones are also carefully listed down and partly depend on the current Fund 7&8 programme. The budget for this proposal accounts for approximately 1% of the whole challenge, which I consider suitable in terms of scale and impact. Budget is divided for 4 main tasks lasting for a total 72 hours of work, generally estimated by hours and with the tasks and categories mentioned, this budget is transparent. I continue with the members involved in the project. There are 3 experts who are full of experience in technology and business development. Some of them were involved in strategy programmes with organizational skills. All the statements about their experience are fully public and can be confirmed following the LinkedIn profile.Therefore the facilitation and development of the SPOs for further DAO will be ensured and the goals are highly possible to be accomplished since roles and tasks are clearly assigned for each person.

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  • For providing a detailed plan, including progress and milestones. The progress of the project has been provided under the link. already have milestones and goals to achieve such as Creation of DAO technical scope of work, Development and community launch as a DAO, Publication of tools and methodology used when launching DAO. I find the progress so far to be adequate and I have no further opinion on this.

    • With Please provide detailed budget breakdown. with a total budget of $ 10,800 and has been broken down for many different expenses. I think such splits are reasonable.

    • In the Please provide details about the people who will work on the project. Here I see the group has listed 3 members, has assigned specific tasks for each member. Through the group's introduction, I found that the members mentioned above are all very capable in their work, the identities of the 3 members are also very easily verified.

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This proposal is a continuation of the group-supported projects at Funds 7 and 8, hence its success relies on the goals of the previously funded projects. Important milestones in implementing specifications include, in particular, commitments to the community of Fund 7 cohort, and commitments to the community of Fund 8 cohort. Publicly acknowledge and accept the community charter. Determine and agree on the community's governance rules. Create the DAO's technical scope. Develop a DAO and launch the community. Publish the tools and processes utilized for the DAO's launching. The proposed team at the app updates these timelines. The proposed team updates these timelines at https://miro.com/app/board/uXjVOpxy9M0=/?share link id=443860407334 and on Twitter. The proposed process for implementing the project is fairly sensible. The proposal raises £10,800, wich is more than 5% of Challenge's capital. As I said in the impact part, this budget lacks a contingency, which is around 7-10% of the overall cost of the project. The budget specifies the following spending plans: facilitating the development of community charters - 8 hours; establishing the scope of community charters using organizing learning principles - 8 hours; implementing the writing of DAO SoW - 8 hours; and implementing encryption of DAO tools and methods - 40 hours. A total of 72 hours procedures are indicated. The hourly rate is £150. This is an acceptable budget. The project team comprises of three persons who have been allocated specialized responsibilities based on their skills in the fields of technology and business. Harry Hellyer has submitted 23 other proposals for the Catalyst community, including those funded under funds 7 and 8. The proposed team consists of individuals with experience and competence in technology, project management, and business. Being able to validate identities on LinkedIn, they are all active users with a large network of contacts. This is a very feasible project, with clear information regarding the project's progress as well as the activities of the members. However, the proposal called for a budget that exceeded 5% of Challenge's requirements. This reduces the project feasibility. This part received 4 points from me.

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The proposal has provided relevant information on the team's qualifications, knowledge and expertise and it confirms that they are competent to deliver the proposal. Howver the proposal's lacks some of form of articulation and coordination of its plan as some references made, were distorted. There were no clear definition of its key Milestones in relations to any Timelines. The budget estimates are clearly vague and not articulated. The proposal has not convincingly provided information that would allow the community to effectively assess and monitor the success of the proposal therefore am doubt of the possibility of effective implementation.

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Edify colabs' team has a couple of great people on the team who have years of experience in the field of consultation and business growth.

The team has also held incubator programs and business accelerator programs in the past funds 7 & 8. These have been impactful programs that show that the team is capable of delivering on this proposal.

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3.8 / 5
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Regarding the auditability of the process, we have some indicators that can say well about the progress of the proposal itself which are said by this excerpt “The number of contributing partners to the programmes and qualifications; The number of project milestones, identified and reported'' given with a link however the link was broken therefore I couldn’t give further access for this so I recommend a quick fix on this error in order to reserve the trust for other related people. I’m looking forward to seeing full criterias with quantitative data as I believe it tells the auditability transparently. Nevertheless, the proposers showed a twitter username of the Edifycolab programme and assured that people can track it here. Now talking about the final results, the success scenario is outlined with quite specificity, as we can see from the following excerpt: “the launch of the Scale-Up Academy by IOG”, which I believe quite clear to evaluate. In conclusion,lack of some specific quantitative data as well as a broken link to research the KPIs are barriers-which I think this is a core to consider about the project, however in general the initiative is still exceptional therefore I would rate 4 for it. Congratulations on your brilliant idea!

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  • In the description of what you will measure to track your project progress. There have been few indicators yet as. Number of partners contributing to programs and qualifications. and Number of project milestones, identified and reported. I find the indicators listed to be very reasonable. and the above indicators are also easily trackable and measured by the community.

    • What does the Success section of this project look like? I see there's been a success metric out there, Success is the launch of IOG Scaling Academy. I think this success is very related to the challenge. although there is only 1 success stat but I think that is enough.

    • Regarding funding. this is a follow-up of the project from FUND 7. I find this proposal very meaningful. I hope your proposal will soon be successful.

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The proposal also includes a measure for project progress in the form of the number of partners that contribute to programs and qualifications. Another metric is the number of project milestones defined and reported on the project's app. There are criteria, but no quantitative data to assess. The proposed team updates these indications via the @edifycolab Twitter channel and the project's Miro board app. The proposal also describes the project's success as the establishment of the IOG's Institute for Scaling. This is a challenge-related success. The proposal is already in operation and is being sponsored by fund 7.8. This is a continuation of projects that were previously funded. The proposing team also said that it will return to the following funds to do more work on the project. The proposal includes specific metrics that can be examined and updated on the project's Twitter channel, as well as the team's progress in relation to the Challenge. The work done by the team at funds 7 and 8 proved to the project's transparency. I fully agree the audit of this plan. This part has a 5 for me.

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The proposal has given some level of basis to assess and monitor its success however the intended success of the proposal is not in conformity with the objectives of the challenge and am not convinced that the proposal will provided sufficient information, reliable and relevant basis for the community to successfully audit the proposal

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The use of a public Miro board to track the progress of the project is one that is commendable as real time updates can be viewed as time passes.

The only issue here is that some of the links to the boards lead to deleted boards. It will be great if there is an update on the links to show the changes.

Also the use of a social media channel like Twitter will be useful for the dissemination of information to the general public.

The plan to hire a project manager should also be followed by a social media manager who can break down the project's progress into forms that are easy to digest for the general public.

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