OIX: A Pragmatic Approach To Distributed Ledgers

Blockchain and other ‘crytpo-tech’ discussions are all the rage, and rightly so. Distributed ledgers, shared among all computers running the same protocol, present a very tempting solution to the problem of how to enable many parties using a multitude of different systems to deal with high volumes of items that […]

The Authority of the Neutral Judge

Anyone who has been to a Yankee game in the Bronx knows that the umpire’s best day is when the fans forget he’s on the field. In his mind, he only gets recognized after having made a mistake. One can’t help but see the parallel to the United States Supreme […]

First of a Kind/One of a Kind

At the OIX pre-discovery event in May, senior representatives from leading private and public sector organizations, many of them OIX members, collaborated on the first step of analyzing how they wanted to define open identity services in the UK. A federated approach to internet identity as the engine of a […]

Using attribute exchange to gain customer trust and transform service delivery

The first principle of good on-line service design is to put the customer first. This can be quite straightforward when an organisation is in complete control of an online transaction. It becomes a lot more difficult when other organisations are involved. This is often the case in local government transactions […]