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Foundation Activity and Progress Report September 2015

I spoke last week at the European Identity Management Conference in Amsterdam and this week in Florida at the Global Identity Summit, in both venues the adoption and interest in the evolution of OpenID Connect was clearly evident and important. In a panel I chaired, OpenID Foundation member GSMA referenced the important role OpenID Connect plays in their Mobile Connect deployment. […]

OIDF Summit in Tokyo November 10, 2015

The OpenID Summit Tokyo 2015 will be held this November 10 and will feature technical discussions about OpenID Connect as well as governance in Identity Ecosystem and the IoT (Internet of Things). ‘ Registration is now open and registration details for the event are available here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/openid-summit-tokyo-2015-tickets-18111127871?aff=es2 The call for presentations is available here: http://j.mp/cfp_oid15. […]

Registration Now Open for OIDF Workshop October 26, 2015

Registration http://openid-workshop-oct-2015.eventbrite.com is now open for the OpenID Foundation Workshop being held on October 26, 2015, the Monday before the Fall IIW meeting) at Symantec’s HQ in Mountain View, CA. OpenID Foundation Workshops provide early insight and influence on widely adopted online identity standards like OpenID Connect. The workshop provides updates and hands-on tutorials on […]

Registration is Now Open for the OIDF Workshop on April 6, 2015

Registration is now open for the OpenID Foundation Workshop on April 6 (the Monday before IIW) from 12:00 – 5:00 PM at Aol offices in Palo Alto, CA. This OpenID Foundation Workshop will provide early insight and influence on important new online identity standards like OpenID Connect. We will provide a hands-on tutorial on the […]

Leveraging OpenID within an IDaaS Model

Good presentation last week at CIS 2012 from Vikas Jain on the scenarios for leveraging OpenID for IDaaS models. There are many emerging applications for using OpenID in this way and Vikas talks about a number of use cases for the Enterprise including: Front-end authN into IDaaS using OpenID SSO to OpenID Protected Apps from […]

The First OpenID User Experience Summit

Yesterday at Yahoo!’s campus in California, nearly forty people from the OpenID community came together for a day to discuss the usability and user experience of OpenID and OAuth. Presentations were shared by Facebook about their experience developing Connect, MySpace explained how they’re combining OpenID and OAuth, Yahoo! around how they’re evolving their own OpenID Provider in response to their research, Magnolia shared how they’ve been using OpenID to help reduce spam, Google with their study on federated login user interfaces, and Plaxo wrapping up the day with how they’re looking at OpenID as a piece of a larger “open stack” for the Web.