The Id Element: Jorgen Thelin on the Microsoft Federation Gateway (MFG)

After a long pause, the Id Element returns with a bang: yesterday I sneaked in Jorgen Thelin’s office, and he was so kind to spend some time with us discussing the Microsoft Federation Gateway. The MFG is absolutely central to Microsoft’s services offerings: this interview will help you understand what scenarios it enables and how…


More details about the Identity Developer Training Kit

After the packed schedule at EIC in Munich, and the frantic beta2 launch activities at teched this week, I have few relatively quiet hours in my office in Redmond before setting sails to the IIW this Sunday. While the eye of the storm lasts, I wanted to spend few more words on detailing what we…

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Azure Services Training Kit – February Update Just Released

Between travels and internal conferences I ended up neglecting my poor blog for 3+ weeks; a lot of interesting things happened in the meanwhile, and I hope I’ll manage to catch up in the next days. For the time being, here there’s a quick newsflash for you: the Azure Services Evangelism Team, of which I…

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Kim shares the "Identity Roadmap for Software + Services " PDC presentation on his blog

You know, I don’t watch videos too often. I absolutely love them, but the level of attention they require is something that I rarely have the luxury of conceding: plus I really miss many things that I can easily get when reading text, such as varying the speed & depth or full text search. If…

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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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