Mary Joe Foley to write a Microsoft 2.0 book?

In her blog post Mary Joe said: “I am writing a book about — you guessed it — Microsoft. It will be published in the Spring of 2008 by John Wiley & Sons. The title: Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft Plans to Stay Relevant in the Post-Gates Era. And I’m still looking for more fodder, in…

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It’s always nice – B.C. Government

It’s always nice that an article get’s written about a presentation I found myself working closely on. This is obliviously more work by many other people as well to pull together the proof of concept, but I helped with pulling the session together at Digital ID World 2007 (which you can read about on the…

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Where have we come from? Where are we going?

Michael Barrett,   PayPal’s CSIO started speaking about how early times (‘60s and ‘70s) Multics, RACF etc., (‘80s) Kerberos , some of us still use this, (‘90s) Netegrity, Securant (acq RSA), etc., and (‘90s, ‘00s) MS Passport. So although there is a long digital Identity history it’s been a bit muddled and not really clear as…

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Check this out, my bosses, bosses, bosses, boss is blogging?

You know it’s kinda strange yet expected and kind of a nice surprise when 4 levels up above me begin blogging. The cool part is, now I can say all my bosses blog 🙂 well at least 4 levels up anyway. I don’t know of that many companies that have employees who can say that…

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Why did I fall off again? June 28th thru Sep 24th?

Well for a while there I was heads down trying to understand my new role and figure out what the next hot items were. I know from June 28th to Sep 24th is a long time, but with TechEd 2007 US and then working on Microsoft’s presence at Digital Identity World 2007 which is the…

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Enterprise (E-SSO) with Mobile Devices

Microsoft, Avaya, Sprint and Ping Identity come together to discuss E-SSO (Enterprise Single Sign-On) over Mobile Devices. In this panel each discussed the importance of having a mobile solution for identity. Frank Chang also demonstrated a scenario of what Microsoft might be looking at as a solution. This was a great panel with over 40…

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Citi Corporate and Identity Metasystem

Really a more overall business presentation about how and why Kim Cameron’s 7 laws apply. Attended by 20 + people the talk was mostly concentrated on why Banks should be the owners of Identity for users.  Hilary Ward, CTP Director from Citi spoke about “Reducing Friction in the Financial Supply Chain Using the Identity Metasystem.”…

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B.C. Government at DIDW 2007

Ian Bailey, Director of Application Architecture  of Providence of British Columbia spoke about the Proof of concept project his company had done using Microsoft products and Sxip Identity. The talk was attended by 50+ people and the whitepaper was available during his talk where WS* standards were showcased to be the standard to use when…

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Novell & Microsoft – Manage your Identity Campaign kickoff!

Novell has started a Manage your identity campaign. As stated by the briefing: “To drive better, more secure user management of Internet identities, the Novell-led open source BanditTM Project today kicked off the “Control Your Identity” campaign to promote awareness and use of information card technology. ” More   Kim Cameron was quoted in a press…

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SOA & Identity or Identity as SaaS?

SOA & Identity or Identity as SaaS? Within the 5 sessions happening at the same time at DIDW 2007. While the session about SOA & Identity got approximately 25 + attendees, the “Identity as a Service-Is IdM as SaaS here?” by Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of Justice. Well given the Department of Justice is…

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