Definitions for "Decentralized"
Decentralization is a key theme in the current evolution of the net. It means being responsive and flexible without stakeholders or complete knowledge by any one party. It also implies diversity in systems and dynamic problem-solving. See: zLab, CommerceNet's decentralization lab
A system or process that initiates action by end users or locations, rather than by a consolidated central organization that pushes data, goods or services to those points based on its own parameters.
withdrawn from a center or place of concentration; especially having power or function dispersed from a central to local authorities; "a decentralized school administration"
The opposite of Centralized. [D02604