Information Card Issuance CTP

[Update: reposted per the blogs.msdn.com update] Greetings from Melbourne! It’s 4:00am here and I just jumped out of the bed, today I the flight back to Redmond. If you know me you know I am not a morning person, you can imagine the mood I would normally be in right now… and instead I am…


The “Geneva” suite of products get official names

It’s been a good ride: in all these months I developed some emotional attachment to the code name “geneva”, and like with “indigo” it will take some time for me to get used to the official names. At the same time I am excited to see that the official names are the right ones! Let’s…

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[VIDEO] Putting authentication in its place: claim-based identity, services and Geneva

  Few months ago I had the pleasure to spend few days in Antwerp, Belgium, where I participated to the local TechDays event and gave a couple of sessions. Katrien recently announced that the Belgian DPE team just published the videos of all the sessions, which is a great move since the event was exceptionally…


The Id Element weekly: Ruchi Bhargava on Windows CardSpace Geneva

While I am still enjoying EIC in Munich, back in Redmond things happily go forward: yesterday Donovan published with German punctuality a new episode of the Id Element, during which he chats with Ruchi about Windows CardSpace “Geneva”. Enjoy the show!

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One does not simply walk into Mordor, or Home Realm Discovery for the Internet

Interesting discussion going on on Chris’ blog about OpenID & usability. There are many aspects I’d like to discuss, but it’s 11:34pm and “tomorrow” I have a conference call at 7:00am (sometimes the fact that the Earth is round DOES suck: sorry, Cristoforo): hence I better pick carefully. Ah, did you read the disclaimer that…

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An Identity Provider and its STS: preliminary considerations

[Disclaimer(): base() { this blog is NOT the source of the official guidance on the Geneva products. Please always check out the Geneva team blog for hearing directly from the product group} ] Few weeks ago I had the pleasure of presenting, together with Planky, a TechEd EMEA interactive session on the subject of equipping…

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Microsoft’s New Identity Landscape

  PDC has come and gone, and Microsoft’s identity landscape has changed. New products emerged, services appeared or underwent profound transformations: but the remarkable thing is that all elements, none excluded, are part of a single,company-wide, consistent strategy that aims at putting the user in control of his/her identities. Many words will be spent about…

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