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Poznan e-Government Conference – an update

by Robin Wilton  |  November 21, 2011  |  Comments Off

Well, it seems I was a little optimistic about relaying the Ministers’ Statement from the e-Gov conference: they did draft one at the conclusion of the Ministerial meeting, but it is going to be published along with a broader release from the EU Council of Ministers (Telecomms subset). I’ve been given the target date for [...]

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6th European Ministerial e-Government Conference, Poznan

by Robin Wilton  |  November 14, 2011  |  1 Comment

I’ll be attending the European e-Government conference in Poznan later this week (I know, I know… Poland in November… why didn’t I get the Gartner IAM Summit in San Diego, or the Symposium on the Australian Gold Coast? No matter: for you,  I will make the sacrifice ;^). The theme is “Borderless e-Government Services for [...]

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Federated Identity – part two…

by Robin Wilton  |  November 8, 2011  |  3 Comments

Well, yesterday I mentioned two strands of the federation concept – so here’s the post about the second one. This strand has to do with attributes (and yes, I acknowledge that “identity” is an attribute… but let’s set that to one side for the time being). In the ‘traditional’ world of assured identities, attributes are [...]

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Where are we with federated identity?

by Robin Wilton  |  November 7, 2011  |  1 Comment

A couple of conversations recently have got me thinking about where we are with federation, particularly in relation to standards, and I wanted to put some thoughts out there for you to mull over/comment on/dispute. You’ll have to be a bit patient, I’m afraid: I do have questions, but the questions only have real purpose [...]

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