Adoption of an external digital identity asserted by the users Identity Provider requires the organisation to ‘match’ the identity details to customer records within its own systems. This paper has been written as phase one of a discovery project into the matching service element of the identity ecosystem. It explains why it is required, what is already being done by organisations in the area of matching and, of that, what could potentially be reused. Additionally it explains the current challenges faced by organisations such as the service providers and attribute providers who will need to implement data matching in order to adopt and maximise the benefits of identity assurance.
Emma Lindley, Innovate Identity