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OIX General Member Representative to the Board Announcement

Thanks to all who voted to elect a general member and their alternate who will represent you on the Open Identity Exchange Board of Directors. I am pleased to announce the election of Jim Lound as the 2019 General Member Representative on the OIX Board.  Jim joins a Board noted for its thought leadership and the [...]

OIX’s Journey to 2020 and Beyond

The identity landscape has changed significantly in recent years. From an OIX point of view, the changes that have taken place from the Economics of Identity meeting last May to next month’s Economics of Identity event on 11 February have been the most significant in years. Firstly, Government has re-defined its strategy on the role it [...]

The 2020s will be the decade when Digital ID comes of age

A happy new year to you all! And welcome to the next decade! As we enter the 2020s we can expect to see the adoption of interoperable Digital ID really start to accelerate. Much has been achieved already, such as: The introduction of Verify in the UK to allow users to use the same ID across [...]

The Need for a Competent Authority for Identity

To make sure that any Digital ID ecosystem operates to the rules that ensure the use of Digital ID is safe, consistent and interoperable, some sort of Competent Authority is required. These rules are not just defined at a national level, but in order for IDs to interoperate on a global scale, are also defined also [...]